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What really happens when you Die | End-of-life-phenomena.

Discussion in 'Human Potential, Self Discovery' started by michaelangelo, May 13, 2019.

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  1. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    I've not had any experiences with Zeus nor do I personally know anyone who has.
    So there's no basis to believe in the existence of Zeus or that he's behind the lightening bolts.

    What's being discussed here in this thread DOES involve experiences and/or beliefs that are fairly common, including by some members of this forum.

    Science doesn't yet possess the tools to understand what is really happening or to test these beliefs, so how is it even relevant to this discussion?
  2. strativarius

    strativarius Inveterate gnashnab & snoutband

    Come on guys! One is bad enough, but both of you? It's lightning not lightening. :biggrin:
  3. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    I very rarely listen to videos preferring the written word but I listened to every moment of this one. That may have been (in part) because Peter Fenwick is very easy to listen to (enjoyable even) and isn't in any way trying to force his views on people.

    I found the talk fascinating and it is pretty much how I have always envisaged death myself (merging with the universe). I very much liked the emphasis he put on the letting go of all material possessions, relationships and of course ourselves as death starts to call, I'll remember to do that I hope.

    I've experienced the feeling of someone dropping in to say goodbye to me (spiritually) a few times as they were dying or had just died and wondered if that would be mentioned (he mentioned it at around the 3/4 mark of the talk).

    He also mentions the different things people see as they are in the process of dying and puts it down to cultural differences (some see angels, others don't but do see people visiting them spiritually, some see a tunnel and a light, others see a body of water and know they have to cross it) and that could give the more cynical among us reason to think it's all rubbish and that we are all programmed via religion or the stories told within our cultures. The brain is still alive until death occurs though so it is still processing things and of course it will come up with whatever 'data' has been entered into it.

    I liked the way he described consciousness as being outside the brain but that the brain processes it, that made sense to me.

    I loved it.
  4. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    Sorry, I was distracted while writing that post as I was receiving an incoming transmission from Zeus.
  5. strativarius

    strativarius Inveterate gnashnab & snoutband

    OK, since you have given a very plausible explanation for your oversight there will be no repercussions this time.
  6. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

    About 55 minutes after posting this a lightning bolt struck nearby, knocking out my internet for 5 minutes. :hmm::D

    Here's a weather map I took a picture of several minutes after it happened. I'm just east of the section in red.

    Last edited: May 14, 2019
  7. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    Well, I've heard it all now ... who would have thought that lightening would knock out your internet (I bet it hurt that poor babies head too).

  8. I told you I was trouble

    I told you I was trouble Suspended animation

    Oh nooooo ... @Type4_PTS ... You just went back and changed it to lightning, now I look like a right nana!

    Oh well, mustn't grumble.

  9. ILove2Lurk

    ILove2Lurk Lisbeth Salander

    . . .
    I can only give you my own perspective . . . obviously.

    I spent my young decades studying and worrying about what happens
    . . . in Scientology, of course.

    Later on, much later, I realized that worrying about this question is just
    part of the human condition, a condition that's been in common to everyone
    for thousands of years. A question no one has definitively answered yet.

    I'm older now and have decided to not concern about the question anymore.
    I'm more concerned about how to pack as much living and joy into the final
    decades I have. Screw the question.
    But that's just me. :shrug: Working out OK so far, LOL.:coolwink:

    I'm trying to live life as a good person, so if the heaven things exists I'll be
    covered. Or if the karma thing is the thing, I'll be covered. Likewise, any other
    "ism," I'll be covered. :coolwink:

    Being a good and kind person also translates into experiencing a lot of joy and
    satisfaction in life by my observation. I guess I'll leave it at that. Sorry I don't
    have more.

  10. F.Bullbait

    F.Bullbait Oh, a wise guy,eh?

    Enlightenment is lightening up...

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  11. RogerB

    RogerB Crusader

    Well, ILovetoLurk, apart from what comes "next" after we trip off out of here . . . I'd say you have the right answer: what you are up to affords wonderful calm, happiness and harmony in the now . . . and that is the way to go!

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