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Altered States and the Quest for Immortality, by Michael Shermer

Altered States and the Quest for Immortality, by Michael Shermer

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Altered States and the Quest for Immortality

What is an out of body experience? Why do people experience UFO abductions? Are near-death experiences the bridge to the other side? Is hypnosis an altered state? Is there an afterlife?

The lecture includes slides and video tape representations of altered states of consciousness from scientific research and from Dr. Shermer’s personal exploration. He discusses the brain chemistry of altered states of consciousness and shares his personal experiences with hallucinations, hypnosis, UFO abductions, and out-of-body experiences through sensory deprivation tanks and sleep deprivation. Shermer considers the implications, both philosophically and metaphysically, if all such experiences are nothing more than the product of brain chemistry and stimulation.

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