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Steven Ridenhour and His Girlfriend’s Group NDE

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The following information about group NDEs comes from P.M.H. Atwater’s books “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Near-Death Experiences” page 163-165 and “Beyond The Light” pages 60-63. Atwater writes: “Another variant on death by degrees concerns shared experiences between experiencers. These incidents challenge the overall significance of any need factor a […]

Will I Go To Hell If I Kill Myself?

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Someone once emailed me this question: “I am depressed and want to kill myself. Will I have to go to hell or reincarnate if I do?” My short answer to this question is that every action has many possible karmic implications resulting from that action. I believe the main factor […]

Various Near-Death Experience Research on Suicide

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The following are the comments and near-death experiences of others who attempted suicide and are profiled on other web pages on this website. I wanted to create this page to consolidate all the experiences caused by a suicide attempt. You will find these experiencers to be heavenly (like most are) […]

The Three Classifications of Suicide Near-Death Experiences

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. While there exists documented reports of very beautiful near-death experiences resulting from attempted suicide, there also exists hellish reports. This suggests the act of suicide itself is not a factor in determining whether a person has a beautiful NDE or a hellish NDE. However, it is possible for a hellish […]

Steve’s Suicide Near-Death Experience

By Steve This is an account of my own near-death experience which I am currently working on a book. Perhaps you may find some use for my experience. I wish to share it with the world. Thanks, Steve As if everything in the preceding chapter wasn’t enough, also due to this unexpected turn of events, […]


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Edgar Cayce on Religion

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The system of metaphysical thought which emerges from the Cayce discourses is a Christianized version of the mystery religions of ancient Egypt, Chaldea, Persia, India, and Greece. It fits the figure of Christ into the tradition of one God for all people, and places him in his proper place, at […]

Edgar Cayce Prophecies: Past, Present and Future

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Almost every day, several times a day, for more than forty years, Edgar Cayce (www.edgarcayce.org) would induce himself into an out-of-body experience and reveal profound information on various subjects such as human origins, dreams, meditation, prayer, religion, afterlife realms, consciousness, the soul and spirit, and the Book of Revelation, to […]

Edgar Cayce on Prayer

By Elsie Sechrist The following is an excerpt from the late great Cayce scholar Elsie Sechrist’s book Meditation: Gateway to Light. More information concerning Cayce’s insights into prayer can be found at the Cayce research foundation (A.R.E.). One the interesting topics of information Cayce received was concerning prayer. Cayce believed that the energy of prayer […]

Edgar Cayce’s Near-Death Experiences

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Edgar Cayce had more out-of-body journeys than anyone ever documented. Using hypnosis to induce a trance state, Cayce made over 14,000 journeys into the spirit realm and was able to access virtually unlimited information by visiting the so-called Akashic Records in the Heavenly Hall of Records described by a large […]

Edgar Cayce on Meditation

By Elsie Sechrist The following is an excerpt from the late great Cayce scholar Elsie Sechrist’s book Meditation: Gateway to Light. More information concerning Cayce’s insights into meditation can be found at the Cayce research foundation (A.R.E.). Prayer is speaking to God and mediation is listening to God. Mastering the technique of meditation is not […]


Latest 5 Articles in Parapsychology (View all 11 Articles)

Dr. Carla Wills-Brandon’s Deathbed Visions Research

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Deathbed Visions (DBVs) – also known as “nearing death awareness” – refer to paranormal experiences occurring to people who are dying. There are many examples of deathbed phenomena in both non-fiction and fictional literature, which suggests that these occurrences have been noted by cultures around the world for centuries, although […]

Psychic Sylvia Browne’s Near-Death Experience Revelations

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The late Sylvia Browne (www.sylvia.org) was a near-death experiencer and was a working psychic for more than forty years. Her books were New York Times bestsellers and she appeared on a long list of television programs. This acclaimed psychic had introduced millions of people to a world beyond our own. […]

Psychic Ruth Montgomery’s Afterlife Revelations

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Ruth Montgomery (1913-2001), a past president of the prestigious National Press Club, began her career as a Washington DC reporter. She wrote a book about the world-renowned psychic, Jeanne Dixon, called A Gift of Prophecy. Jeanne Dixon was the psychic who warned President Kennedy not to go to Dallas on […]

Psychic Margaret Flavell Tweddell’s Afterlife Revelations

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Margaret Flavell Tweddell was born with a clairvoyant ability that is so unique, during World War II she was commissioned by Lord Hugh Dowding, Marshal of the British Royal Air Force to use her ability to successfully trace missing RAF pilots. She is well known and respected for her accomplishments […]

Psychic John Edward’s Afterlife Revelations

By Kevin R.Williams, B.Sc. John Edward (www.johnedward.net) is an internationally acclaimed psychic medium who can communicate with the world beyond. Deeply compelling, often startling and even humorous, his honest and almost skeptical attitude regarding psychic phenomena has made the staunchest of skeptics take notice and listen. It has also earned him an enormous following from […]


Latest 5 Articles in Philosophy (View all 15 Articles)

Skeptical Argument: The Only Real Proof is Out-of-Body Veridical Perception

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. SKEPTIC’S QUESTION: “Something amazing happens during a near-death experience. There are still profound questions, like, why doesn’t everyone who comes close to death have an NDE? And, is the NDE the brain’s final fantasy? Autoscopy (being out of body, looking down) is the SOLE trait of the NDE amenable to […]

Skeptical Argument: The Existence of God is Unlikely

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. SKEPTIC’S ARGUMENT: “By looking at human behavior as objectively as I can, from an anthropological perspective, all paths lead me to support the hypothesis that God is the combination of projection and transference of a given culture’s (and individual’s) ideals and ideal relationships onto an unseen (yet psychically, very real) […]

A Skeptic’s Hoax Near-Death Experience and Fraud Is Exposed

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. A skeptic named Thomas Westbrook posted a hoax NDE on a popular NDE website on June 11, 2017. Then, two weeks later, he created a YouTube video called “Near Death Experiences Explained – Truth About NDEs” on his Holy Koolaid Channel to promote the hoax as part of an effort […]

Skeptical Argument: Self-Awareness Is Just a Brain Function

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. SKEPTIC’S QUESTION: “If the ‘I’ does, in fact, survive bodily death, I’d like to know where the ‘I’ goes under general anesthesia. Where does it go during sleep (for those of us who don’t recall dreams)? Where does the ‘I’ go in someone who is in a coma? And is […]

Skeptical Argument: People Don’t Actually Survive Death

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. SKEPTIC’S ARGUMENT: “With great trepidation, I allowed myself the thought that the resurrection of Christ didn’t accord with science. Death, by definition, is a permanent and irreversible biological state. Later, that quiet tremor became a defiant reality testing rallying cry, as I boldly said: ‘I believe that Jesus Christ was […]


Latest 5 Articles in Psychology (View all 35 Articles)

The Trigger of Mental Dysfunction: Inducing OBEs and Creative Genius

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Mental illness can trigger religious revelations, visions, out-of-body experiences, near-death-like experiences, and creative genius. In this article you will discover that mental illness is probably not what you might think it is; and that mental illness is not what Hollywood portrays it to be. You will read about one of […]

The Trigger of Psychomanteum: Dr. Raymond Moody’s Research

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Would you like to have a word with your long-departed mother? How about experiencing a hug from your deceased grandfather? The world’s foremost expert on the near-death experience, Dr. Raymond Moody, experienced a hug from his deceased grandfather by using an ancient technique involving a “psychomanteum”. This technique involves gazing […]

The Trigger of Orgasms: Margaret Birkin’s NDE

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Many people are surprised to learn that NDEs and out-of-body states can be triggered by orgasms. Scientists know that the largest sex organ of the human body is the brain. Human brain wave patterns show distinct changes during orgasm which indicate the importance of the brain’s limbic system in the […]

The Trigger of Hypnosis: Palden Jenkins’ NDE

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. On August 13, 1974, Palden Jenkins (www.palden.co.uk) and an Australian named Paul, a very close friend and “soul-brother,” ate a bunch of wild herbs — one of which was Hemlock Water Dropwort, Europe’s most poisonous plant. When Paul began to get extremely sick, Jenkins told Mike’s wife to get help […]

The Trigger of Falling from Heights: Norman Paulsen’s NDE

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Norman Paulsen is a life-long student of Jesus Christ as well as a direct disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda, the first yoga master of India to live and teach in the West. Paulsen founded the Sunburst Sangha-Community (www.SunburstOnline.org) which is composed of people who desire to practice a conscious way of […]


Latest 5 Articles in Reincarnation (View all 35 Articles)

Kevin Williams’ Reincarnation and the Near-Death Experience Research

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Reincarnation is considered by some to be the greatest “unknown” scientific discovery of modern times. In the last chapter of Dr. Ian Stevenson’s book entitled Twenty Cases Suggestive of Reincarnation (1967), he provides exhaustive scientific reasoning which concludes that reincarnation is the only viable explanation that fits the facts of […]

Dr. Michael Newton’s Journey of Souls Research

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc When Dr. Michael Newton, www.spiritualregression.org, a certified Master Hypnotherapist, began regressing his clients back in time to access their memories of former lives, he stumbled onto a discovery of enormous proportions: that it is possible to see into the spirit world through the mind’s eye of subjects who are in […]

Dr. Kenneth Ring’s NDE Reincarnation Research

By Amber Wells Amber Wells is a former student at the University of Connecticut and wrote a research paper based on her study of the near-death experience for her senior honors thesis under the direction of Dr. Kenneth Ring. Her paper was published in the Journal of Near-Death Studies, Vol. 12, No. 1.PDF in the […]

Dr. Ian Stevenson’s Reincarnation Research

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Ian Stevenson (1918-2007) was a psychiatrist who worked for the University of Virginia School of Medicine for 50 years. He was Chair of the Department of Psychiatry from 1957 to 1967, the Carlson Professor of Psychiatry from 1967 to 2001, and a Research Professor of Psychiatry from 2002 until his […]

Melchizedek as a Past Life of Jesus Christ

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Another incarnation of Jesus is the Old Testament figure known as Melchizedek, the High Priest and King of Salem. It is clear from the Book of Hebrews that Melchizedek was not an ordinary man, assuming he even was a man. A careful examination of the evidence concerning the existence of […]


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Virginia Rivers’ Near-Death Experience

By Dr. Kenneth Ring In 1986, Virginia Rivers had a near-death experience that was brought on by a near-fatal bout with pneumonia. At that time, she was extremely weak with a high fever, felt intense pressure in her ears, and had difficulty breathing. She remembers crying out inwardly, “Please, where is everybody? I must be […]

Dr. Rene Turner’s Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Dr. Rene Turner at www.angelfire.com/hi2/reneinnz/nde.html was involved in a horrible car accident that left her with severe damage to her head. While she was severely injured, she had a remarkable near-death experience. As a result of her accident and NDE, she founded the Head Injury Society of New Zealand to […]

Peter Sellers’ Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The near-death experiences of the rich and famous are particularly interesting. They’re rolling in the money, and they’re known all over the world. They’re often very beautiful, very articulate, and very talented in what they do. With this in mind, why would such a person reveal to the world that […]

An Orthodox Jew’s Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. An evening for Orthodox Jewish women was arranged locally on the virtues of modesty for the Jewish woman. The main speaker was a woman who said that she had had an NDE 15 years ago. The following is basically the story that she presented: Table of Contents E. L.’s Near-Death […]

The Mystical Vision of Kabbalah

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Kabbalah (literally “receiving” in Hebrew) is an esoteric method, discipline and school of thought. Its definition varied according to the tradition from its religious origin as an integral part of Judaism, to its later Christian, new age, and occult adaptions. Kabbalah is a set of esoteric teachings meant to explain […]


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New Website and Book Reveals Secrets of Near-Death Experiences

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 5, 2003 – (INB) – “Suddenly, an enormous explosion erupted beneath me, an explosion of light rolling out to the farthest limits of my vision. I was in the center of the Light. It blew away everything, including the fog. It reached the ends of the […]

NDE Visions of the World’s Future: A Study

By Kevin Williams, B.Sc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Suzanne and Robert Mays Website: https://selfconsciousmind.com/ Email: mays@ieee.org SEEKING NEAR-DEATH EXPERIENCERS FOR NEW STUDY AND SURVEY Near-Death Experiencers Who Received Visions of the Future CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina, June 5, 2019 — Suzanne and Robert Mays are near-death experience (NDE) researchers who are seeking near-death experiencers (NDErs) […]

NDE Researcher Seeks Respondents for Online Survey as Part of New Study and Book

By Liz Dale, Ph.D. LGBT and non-gay near-death experiencers invited to participate in survey of NDE aftereffects News provided by Dr. Liz Dale Sept 11, 2018, 08:45 ET PINOLE, Calif., Sept. 11, 2018 — Clinical psychologist and author Liz Dale is asking anyone — but especially those in the LGBT community — who has had […]

A Math Discovery Found in a Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Lynnclaire Dennis, The Mereon Legacy CIC, UK Email: info@mereon.org or Phone: +45 45 41 01 24 Elsevier publishes an academic/scientific textbook about a new mathematical discovery found in a near-death experience This new geometric structure matches the dynamics of living and life-like (social) systems and has […]

Tips For Downloading eBooks

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Some PDF downloads require you to create a free account at the PDF source website, such as, Academic.edu, ResearchGate.net and NewDualism.org. For ease in downloading, I recommend creating a free account at these three websites before you begin downloading any ebooks. To download free Amazon Kindle Unlimited ebooks, see the […]


Latest 5 Articles in Science (View all 92 Articles)

Near-Death Experience of Space, Time, and Consciousness

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Jack H. Hiler, Ph.D., J.D., is the author of the book, Near-Death Experience of Space, Time, and Consciousness: How the World Was Created and Functions (2019) and the author of a series of papers in the Journal of Consciousness Exploration & Research (2019). Based on many thousands of out-of-body experiences […]

Told “You’re Not Ready” and the Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. At some point in every near-death experience, the person returns to life. Otherwise, the person’s body would die and their soul would remain on the Other Side. In such a case, instead of an NDE, the person would experience death. But some people are given a choice as to whether […]

War, Evil and the Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. War exists everywhere in nature. The world is a literal combat zone where survival of the fittest is law. Viruses invade our bodies and antibodies kill them. We are constantly at war against insects destroying our crops and invade our homes. Because we, as humans, are at the top of […]

The Void and the Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Many near-death testimonies involve the experiencer entering a realm commonly known in NDE circles as the “Void.” This article discusses the nature of this realm to give the reader a good understanding of its purpose and how to deal with it after death. The general consensus among near-death testimonies is […]

The Tunnel and the Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. One theory used to explain the near-death phenomenon has nothing to do with death at all. It states that NDEs are actually memories of birth. A baby being born leaves the womb to travel down a tunnel towards a light, and what waits for it in the light is usually […]


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Laurence Brock’s Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. Laurence Brock, D.D.S. (www.LaurenceBrock.com) has had a private practice for over thirty five years. His journey of learning to heal has been a journey of self-discovery. He has had the great opportunity to study with some amazing people who have taught him wonderful techniques and have assisted in awakening a […]

Wayne Wilson’s Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The following is Wayne Wilson’s NDE testimony in his own words sent to Kevin Williams by email. I was a young, “tough guy” years ago. Another life, it seems, I was in Northern Ontario looking for work in the mines, when I happened to get into a “scuffle” with another […]

W. Knorr’s Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The following is W. Knorr’s NDE testimony in XXXXXX own words sent to Kevin Williams by email. I was reading an article in the Reader’s Digest the other day about NDE and thought I’d submit something that happened to me a very long time ago but I’ll never forget it. […]

Virgus Norman’s Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The following is Virgus Norman’s NDE testimony in his own words sent to Kevin Williams by email. Believe me when I say, I was not a nice person 27 years ago. I believed in nothing and took advantage of everything and everyone. I died due to alcoholic poisoning. I heard […]

Vicki Moyer’s Near-Death Experience

By Kevin R. Williams, B.Sc. The following is Vicki Moyer’s NDE testimony in her own words sent to Kevin Williams by email. In February, 1995, I had a near-death experience. During my experience, I was standing in a beautiful garden and saw Jesus. He was sitting on a stone bench. We both were dressed in […]