On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 12:03 PM, meekerdb <meeke...@verizon.net> wrote:

>  On 5/17/2013 2:39 AM, Roger Clough wrote:
>
> The documented fact that people have had "near death"
> experiences after death,  after electrical activity in the brain
> ceases
>
>
> There are no such "documented" facts.  First, EKG's used to monitor brain
> activity cannot detect neural activity deep in the brain.  Second, "near
> death" is not "death".  Even a strictly materialist model would say brain
> activity might cease and start up again.
>

I would say that where the dividing line between alive and dead falls is a
matter of our technological capability.  There is no definite line.

Jason

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