This introductory paragraph to this blog has been inserted on May 17th 2015. It post- dates my writings below. If you have a special interest in this particular topic, I urge you to also acquaint yourself with the contents of a generic statement blog that I have created.
The story of a man who went for a ninety minute cosmic journey immediately after he died and returned to tell the story. Only you can decide if this story is believable or not.
I am of the opinion that our personal sense of awareness and consciousness are distinctly different from each other. As those readers who have already perused some of my ideas relating to sub-quantum phenomena you will probably identify with phenomena the author shares with his readers. If you are contemplating reading the accompanying PDF file titled “Near death experience” I urge you to keep in mind that I write principally from a secular perspective and as such I am not necessarily endorsing the religious connotations entwined within certain sections of Mr. Mellen-Thomas Benedict’s essay. If you are interested in this topic also read my blog the AWARE study. You will also note I have underlined certain texts within the essay to help you better identify with what I feel are the more important science related aspects of the work. I point out that the author is not promoting any particular brand of religion. I have also attached a separate reference statement to the original document. The author of this document verifies this particular NDE story is authentic as well as that of Mr. Mellen-Thomas Benedict’s life history, including his professional involvement with Quantum Biology. That is, how biological systems work.
I have underlined sections of text that I feel may be of most interest to you, more particularly text that I feel is commensurate with my secular-physics views about the inherent nature of reality. I mean by this a reality that is governed by a backdrop of primordial (cosmic-instinctual) awareness as well as thought. For example, this means when the author is talking about himself traveling in a void I am suggesting it is his personal sense of awareness in tune with, and resonating with, primordial cosmic awareness as a whole. I say personal consciousness has absolutely no role in this alleged cosmic journey whatsoever.
Mr. Mellen-Thomas Benedict talks about information transfer after death as well as his notion of a cosmic matrix and he felt at the time of his cosmic journey as though he was in direct contact with what he calls “the source of life” I ask readers to keep in mind that I claim our personal awareness and as such it would not necessarily be unrealistic for his personal sense of awareness to feel this way as it melded with primordial-cosmic awareness. The author talks about a type of grid around the planet where our higher selves are connected and there is a subtle level of energy within this grid. I refer to this analogical grid as being commensurate to my concept of an over arcing fourth dimension.
When the author talks about how beautiful we all are in our inner core I associate his words as being as though he is in a deep state of transcendental (meditative) awareness which in turn implies his personal awareness is in direct liaison, with primordial awareness devoid of the logical parameters of consciousness. If you care to know more about my ideas in this area please follow this link what is cosmic consciousness? as well as what is death?
Mr. Mellen-Thomas Benedict also talks about the cosmic void as not being a void at all. He states it is full of different forms of energy with which I can identify with as being the inherent nature of my notion of a fourth dimension. The author states we are immortal beings that live forever and that we are part of a natural living system. Once again I can identify with the author’s words because I argue that our personal awareness (instinctual awareness) is directly linked to the cosmic living system of primordial awareness and thought. The author says we are literally God. Once again I agree with him but I will not use the word God in this particular context. If one chooses to say primordial awareness is God, then I would argue our personal awareness is a manifestation of the wider God within us all. Keep in mind I am continuing to write from a secular perspective.
I hope you get fun out of reading this article and that I have been successful in at least partly explaining how my secular views pertinent to physics seem to meld with this man’s NDE experience. If you care to view the blog titled “A comparison of three models of reality physics” you will find at the bottom of both comparison models of reality physics that are cited that each caters for describing metaphysical phenomena that occurs after death. The Hiley-Bohm model of physics does as well. If you care to read an essay about David Bohm’s gnostic ideas I suggest you read this essay, more especially pages 7 to 9. You will find Bohm has distinctive ideas about the phenomenon of an afterlife. His ideas support many notions that I have in this area as well.