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Lara Sasaran


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Have you ever faced a near-death experience and if so, how did you relate to the world and yourself afterwards?

In some cases a dramatization of one's existence can connect you more pungently with the world. What happens afterwards and how you would choose to live again can be intriguing because of the extreme polarity in action of one person vs. another.

I encourage both fictional and autobiographical answers!


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    Jul 28 2011: Lara, I also made a similar conversation and here are my thoughts:

    1. As I stated elsewhere here at TED, the essence of the belief system that I have grown into and the NDE which I would call the "anomaly" of all belief systems (belief systems being only based on "faith") and non-theist convictions (the anomaly of scientific evidence of higher dimensions) has so far shown me our fundamental unity.

    This what I call "universal perspective" has given me consistencies and meaning to any TED talk, news or any information that I have encountered so far.

    This is the basis of my intuition that we can transform our world, if we all keep an open mind to understand and an open heart to care, and translate all these into concrete actions.


    2. Another similar conversation - What 3 things did you learn while you were in a near-death experience?


    3. TEDster Colleen Steen had an NDE and she is sharing her amazing perspective in many of the varied TED conversations. Reading her comments is truly amazing and transforming.


    4. You are probably aware of NDE research but here is the link anyway for those interested.


    Have a beautiful day!

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