Anomalous

Near Death Experience. A philosophical inquiry.

If you are looking for a slow, deep dive into the topic of Near-Death Experiences, I can recommend this. Are Near-Death Experiences Veridical? A philosophical Inquiry. This is a Doctoral thesis submission by Monika J Mandoki. And it is a fascinating read linking together two topics I am very interested in, analytical idealism and Near-Death […]

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Journal

A jab in the arm.

As I am now working in a COVID vaccination clinic, my mind has been drifting to the pointy end of things of late. Today it suddely dawned on me: We are currently managing the Delta strain of COVID.The vaccine is given into the deltoid muscle of the upper arm. The deltoid muscle is named after […]

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Anomalous

Physicists in glass houses.

Science is always quick to critique and subdue experiences and theories from the margins of parapsychology, pseudo-science, philosophy, and non-mainstream healing practices. Moreover, they are often particularly sensitive to have their own theories on Quantum Mechanics (QM) co-opted by these ‘other’ non-scientific tribes in speculations as to what exactly the heck is going on in […]

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Journal

Hand on heart.

As I look back at my career as an emergency department nurse, some memories continue to haunt me. For example: I fall into what must surely be a small cohort of people who have had the retrospectively profound experience of trying to keep a fellow human being alive by reaching into their chest cavity and […]

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Stillness

Consciousness and the medical profession.

In a short editorial article for the journal of wellness, Dr Anoop Kumar explores the topic of consciousness as it is generally held in the medical profession. That is… a product of the interactions of material elements ( eg neurons, the brain etc). Dr Anoop writes: At first glance, the assumption of the primacy of matter may […]

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