Grandma Sees Dead People

Question from Deco: Ok, so I don’t know if this is really an “ability”, but my grandmother prides herself on having this sort of ESP where she can apparently detect the death of a person while it is taking place. I was skeptical of it, and I asked her a bit about it. She told … Continue reading “Grandma Sees Dead People”

Shawn Weed’s Adventures Through the Noose

Question from Kamil: Hello there, thanks for answering all my questions thus far. I keep worrying about hell, and this testimony hasn’t helped, by Shawn Weed. His video can be found on YouTube, and he seems so genuine. He cries in his video, and I can’t imagine how someone could hallucinate absolute knowledge ex: he … Continue reading “Shawn Weed’s Adventures Through the Noose”

A Hindu Gets A Christian NDE

Question from Kamil: This is the story of Dr Rajiv Parti. I want to know if this story proves Christainity, as it happened to a Hindu man who was raised in India, yet saw Archangels Michael and Raphael. Parti had prostate cancer. The operation to remove the cancerous cells left him with complications: impotence, incontinence … Continue reading “A Hindu Gets A Christian NDE”

I See Demons!

Question from Alexia: I would like to know if atheists ever have moments of fear over the idea that they could potentially be wrong, and that there is a nasty afterlife waiting for them? I, as an agnostic theist, do. I feel that if I were to stop believing (the idea has crossed my mind) … Continue reading “I See Demons!”

Psychology 20 Questionnaire

Question from : I’m currently taking Psychology 20 in school and would like to ask you a few questions about atheism for a project on spirituality if you have the time. The questions are: 1. How does your faith or understanding of the world shape your worldview? 2. How do you justify your actions (good … Continue reading “Psychology 20 Questionnaire”

Trying to Cross Off a Couple of NDE Explanations

Question from Mirek: Here are some arguments against current scientific ideas about Near Death Experiences: First, Lack of Oxygen to the brain: Hogan: Lack of oxygen causes stupor without memories of the experience. People experiencing NDEs report enhanced consciousness not stupor and they remember their NDE. “Dr. Fred Schoonmaker, a cardiologist from Denver, had by … Continue reading “Trying to Cross Off a Couple of NDE Explanations”

A Dump From Skeptiko

Question from Mirek: for a long time, people have thought that Near Death Experiences are just a result of the brain, I have found some recent cold hard facts which may prove it is in fact a soul at work: http://skeptiko.com/94-jeffrey-long-near-death-experience-research/ http://skeptiko.com/jeffrey_long_takes_on_critics_of_evidence_of_the_afterlife/ http://skeptiko.com/118-jeffrey-long-responds-to-parnia/ Here is a really good one which totally debunks the oxygen theory: … Continue reading “A Dump From Skeptiko”

If Questions Came By Instant Messaging

Question from Rachael: ok i guess i don’t understand how a person can be atheist i mean how can u go through the world knowing that ur going to hell even if u don’t want to believe it Answer by SmartLX: Sorry it took so long to get to these next four, but they were … Continue reading “If Questions Came By Instant Messaging”

Eben Alexander’s Adventures In Bed

Question from Halil: Hello guys, Recently I read about the Eben Alexander case, a neurosurgeon, who went to Harvard. He claims that he was in a coma, that his brain was 100 percent shut off due to meningitis. I’m sure many have heard of this. There was an article published by Luke Dittrich in 2013 … Continue reading “Eben Alexander’s Adventures In Bed”

The NDEs Keep Coming

Question from Halil: Hello, I wanted to know what atheists think of this testimony, and if it scares them. http://www.precious-testimonies.com/BornAgain/L-N/LaFondT.htm Answer by SmartLX: Not scary if you don’t already believe. When trying to threaten kids about the boogeyman, they have to believe it exists to some extent before they buy into the fear. This does … Continue reading “The NDEs Keep Coming”