"A number of cases have been reported in which a dying individual has a vision of a person about whose death he or she did not know."
"A radical inner transformation and rise to a new level of consciousness might be the only real hope we have in the current global crisis brought on by the dominance of the Western mechanistic paradigm."
"A text of Tibetan Buddhism describes the time of death as a unique opportunity for spiritual liberation from the cycles of death and rebirth and a period that determines our next incarnation."
"According to materialistic science, any memory requires a material substrate, such as the neuronal network in the brain or the DNA molecules of the genes."
"Aldous Huxley actually used LSD to ease his transition at the time of his death."
"An important consequence of freeing oneself from the fear of death is a radical opening to spirituality of a universal and non-denominational type."
"Ancient eschatological texts are actually maps of the inner territories of the psyche that seem to transcend race and culture and originate in the collective unconscious."
"As long as I had easy access to psychedelics at the government-sponsored research project, most of my energy went into psychedelic sessions."
"At a time when unbridled greed, malignant aggression, and existence of weapons of mass destruction threatens the survival of humanity, we should seriously consider any avenue that offers some hope."
"Coming to terms with the fear of death is conducive to healing, positive personality transformation, and consciousness evolution."
"Consciousness after death demonstrates the possibility of consciousness operating independently of the body."
"Dying before dying has two important consequences: It liberates the individual from the fear of death and influences the actual experience of dying at the time of biological demise."
"Dying people in pre-industrial cultures typically died in the context of an extended family, clan, or tribe."
"Each of us can manifest the properties of a field of consciousness that transcends space, time, and linear causality."
"For any culture which is primarily concerned with meaning, the study of death - the only certainty that life holds for us - must be central, for an understanding of death is the key to liberation in life."
"Freud said that we are born as a tabula rasa. This is a model that simply is too superficial and inadequate."
"I believe it is essential for our planetary future to develop tools that can change the consciousness which has created the crisis that we are in."
"I have taken part in ceremonies with North American and Mexican shamans, as well as Brazilian ceremonies."
"I have to say I regretted giving up animated movies."
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