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Researchers say there's evidence that consciousness continues after clinical death
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THE first scientific study of "near-death" experiences has found new evidence to suggest that consciousness or the "soul" can continue to exist after the brain has ceased to function. The findings by two eminent doctors, based on a year-long study of heart attack survivors, could provoke fresh controversy over that most profound of questions: is there life after death? Reports of "near-death" experiences, in which people close to death have vivid encounters with bright lights and heavenly beings, date back centuries, but the phenomenon has been treated with scepticism by most academics. The new study concludes, however, that a number of people have almost certainly had these experiences after they were pronounced clinically dead. This would suggest that the mind or consciousness can survive the death of the brain - a conclusion that was hailed by clerics last night as supporting religious faith. Bishop Stephen Sykes, the professor of theology at Durham University and chairman of the Church of England's Doctrine Commission, said the findings were "absolutely fascinating".
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In the previous part, part one of this three-part series, Ryuho Okawa explained about how death is generally misunderstood and that death is a natural cycle of life that is inevitable for all of us; however, the key revelation about death is that it is not the end, but the starting point of the journey to the next world the spirit world, which is our true home. The transitional process from death on this earth to the various elementary stages of the other world was revealed in detail. Ryuho Okawa clarifies the problems that occur in convincing those who have just died and the various efforts needed to explain this astonishing circumstance to them. What happens to those who have no religious affiliation or spiritual inclination? What about materialists or those who had been immersed into a scientific way of thinking and ideologies that denied the idea of the spiritual or life after death what happens to such people?