Mommy Dearest: Portable Consciousness and the Near Death Experience

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“Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity” – Karl Marx

drowning This would be a good time to project my consciousness…

I prefer not to think of myself a lightly-electrified bag of bones, wandering around bumping into things and exaggerating my own importance.  Perhaps this is just conceit or unjustified optimism, but I’ve managed to survive over four decades gainfully employed, without preternatural abduction, diabolical possession, or being eaten by a sabretooth tiger, so good on me.  And the occasional existential thought flickers across my gray matter and I jot it down on paper, so heck, there must be something to this whole consciousness thing that merits consideration.  “I think, therefore I criticize”, which is how Descartes would have phrased it if 24-hour cable news existed in his era.

The most pertinent question that nags at us is what happens after we die.  We’re so…

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