Tag Archive for Heaven

Esquire digs into “heaven” doctor’s NDE story. It’s not pretty.

In a followup to this story about neuroscientist Eben Alexander and his so-called “proof” of heaven (a claim for which it falls FAR short), he’s having a hard time looking credible these days. The ‘Proof of Heaven’ Author Has Now Been Thoroughly Debunked by Science – Esther Zuckerman – The Atlantic Wire. A book called…

‘Proof Of Heaven’ Bestseller to be made into movie

Ick. Not my kind of movie. Eben Alexander’s book appeal to supernaturalists. Near Death Experiences is a hot topic these days. Universal Acquires ‘Proof Of Heaven’; Bestseller About Dying Surgeon Who Glimpses Afterlife – Deadline.com. Universal Pictures has won a bidding battle for movie rights to Proof Of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon’s Journey Into The Afterlife, the…

Deep doubt and questions on Alexander’s “proof of Heaven” story

Here is a thoughtful analysis on a story from earlier: the neuroscientist’s claim of the afterlife. Is the afterlife full of fluffy clouds and angels? – Telegraph. Have you ever noticed that more people come back from Heaven than from Hell? We have all read those astonishing reports of near-death experiences (NDEs, as the aficionados…

Does the threat of a highway to Hell deter a problem child? New study shows the complications of belief and crime.

A study is published which suggests odd things about belief in Heaven and Hell related to national crime. Belief in Hell, According to International Data, Is Associated With Reduced Crime Religions are thought to serve as bulwarks against unethical behaviors. However, when it comes to predicting criminal behavior, the specific religious beliefs one holds is…