In this interview, Dr. Raymond Moody and his co-author Paul Perry discuss seven key elements of the “shared death experience,” which are very similar to those of the near-death experience. Moody and Perry’s recent book, Glimpses of Eternity describes some of these Shared Death Experiences.
Anyhow, at a rehearsal the other day, a few of us in the cast were chatting about some of the TED talks we love. Have you ever spent a couple of hours browsing through TED’s wonderful “Ideas Worth Spreading”? There are so many that are totally brilliant.
How about this talk by J.K. Rowling – her commencement speech
I often wonder how to end my emails. I’ve just come up with the perfect ending:
Here’s to the three Ls: love, light, and learning.
Why are they so perfect? Because they are three of the most important lessons from the near-death experience, currently one of my favourite non-fiction book topics.
For twenty years or so, following an earlier fascination, Kenneth Ring wrote about near-death experiences (NDEs), near-death experiencers (NDErs), what NDErs learned about how to live their lives as a result of having had an NDE, and how we non-NDErs can learn about how to live our lives from just reading about NDEs. And there’s a lot to learn!
That about captures Ring’s NDE output – published in Life at Death, Heading Toward Omega, The Omega Project, Mindsight, and