Table of Contents

Table of Contents.............................................................................................. iii

Preface......................................................................................................................... xi

Links to the youreternalself.com Web Site............................................... xiii

Where Are You?.................................................................................................... 1

Science Doesnít Know Where You Are......................................................... 2

Many Scientists Are Suggesting
Your Mind Is Not in Your Brain.................................................................. 4

The Brain Doesnít Have the Capacity†
to Hold the Mind or Memories.................................................................... 7

Missing Large Parts of the Brain Doesnít Affect Memory.............. 9

People Can See, Hear, Smell, Taste,
and Touch Without Using the Brain........................................................ 10

The Government Found Remote Viewing Is Valid........................ 10

Credible Sources Involved in Government Remote
Viewing Projects Agreed It Occurred as Described................. 13

Repeated Research Studies Demonstrated
Remote Viewingís Validity.............................................................. 13

I Can See without Using My Eyes........................................................ 14

What Remote Viewing Means for Where You Are........................ 21

Evidence We Know Information Without Using the Brain.................. 22

A Unified Visual Image in Our Mind Can't Be
Accounted for with Just Using Brain Neurons.......................... 22

Blind People, Whose Brains Cannot Process Sight
Images, Are Able to See During Near-Death
and Out-of-Body Experiences........................................................... 23

People Rendered Temporarily Blind Are Able
to Locate Things on a Computer Screen........................................ 24

Blind People Perform Actions and Describe Colors that Show Vision....................................................24

"Echolocation" Experiments Show Blind People Can See without Physical Eyeballs....................................25

People See, Hear, and Remember When 
the Brain Is Not Functioning........................................................................26

Sample Individual Near-Death Experiences
Indicate the Brain Is Not Involved.................................................. 30

People Commonly Describe Separating the Mind
from the Body in Out-of-Body Experiences..................................33

Psychics Know Information the Brain and†
Body Havenít Experienced or Sensed..................................................... 36

The Mind Knows Information before
the Brain Can Even Have Access to It...................................................... 38

People React to Pictures Seconds Before Seeing Them................... 38

People Can Successfully Predict "Targets" to be Shown
Before a Computer Even Selects the Target.................................. 39

People Successfully Anticipate Someoneís Call or Visit............. .. 40

People React to a Touch About to Happen Before It Even Happens to the Body..................................................... .......................41

People Prepare to Act Before the Deciding Part of the Brain Begins to Show Activity......... ..........................41

Scientists Have Become Convinced by the Evidence that
the Mind Knows Before Sensed Information is Available...... 41

People Draw Creativity from Some
Source Outside of the Brain........................................................................ 42

Child Prodigies Have Abilities that Come†
from Somewhere Other than the Brain......................................... 43

Creativity Comes from Outside the Brain......................................... 44

Savants Have Abilities Outside the 
Capabilities of Their Brains................................................................46

The Evidence the Mind Knows without the Brain Having
Access to the Information Is Overwhelming........................................48

Dreams Donít Play Back Memories in the Brain..................................... 48

How Does the Mind Interact with the Brain?.......................................................... 49

Then Where Are You?........................................................................................ 50

What Are You?..................................................................................................... 53

Why Do Some Have Difficulty†
Realizing Weíre Eternal Beings?............................................................... 54

Do Scientists Believe There Is an Afterlife?............................................... 57

People Are Coming to Realize that the 
Afterlife Is As Real As This Life................................................................ 61

Millions of Everyday People Are Having
After‑Death Communications.................................................................... 61

People Having After-Death Communications
Learn Things They Couldnít Know Otherwise................................... 64

Pre-death and Deathbed Visions Are Common....................................... 66

We Know Death-Bed Visions Are Not
Medical or Psychological Hallucinations..................................... 69

Visions Are Sometimes of Loved Ones
the Person Couldnít Know Had Died...................................................... 73

People in the Room with a Dying Person
Sometimes All See the Same Vision........................................................ 75

Distant People Appear to Loved Ones
at the Moments of Their Deaths................................................................ 76

Physicians Working with the Dying Come
to Know the Reality of the Afterlife......................................................... 80

Skeptical Researchers Studying Mediums
Become Convinced of the Afterlife.......................................................... 83

Distinguished Scientists Become Convinced of the Reality 
of the Afterlife When They Study the Evidence.......................... 84

Psychologists and Psychotherapists Become Convinced
of the Afterlife from Their Experiences.......................................... 90

Professors of the Humanities Researching the 
Afterlife Become Convinced of It...................................................... 95

Attorneys Who Have Studied the Afterlife
Become Convinced of Its Reality...................................................... 98

Clergy Become Convinced of the Nature of the Afterlife
Described by Mediums, not a Distant Heavenly Realm...........100

A Church of England Committee Studying Mediums
Concluded They Speak with Those in the Afterlife ...................101

Debunkers Come to Believe the Afterlife
Experiences with Mediums are Reality..........................................102

The Evidence Demonstrates that Mediums Communicate
with Living People in the Afterlife ............................................................103

Researcher Robert Crookall Finds Accounts
of the Afterlife by Mediums to Be Identical................................... 103

University of Arizona Experiments Demonstrated
that the Mediums Do Receive Valid Information........................ 104

A Second Study Also Concluded that Mediums Are Able
to Identify Details About the Deceased in Readings................... 105

The Miraval Silent Sitter Experiment Showed
the Same Accuracy by Mediums........................................................105

More Stringent Studies at the University
of Arizona Yielded the Same Results................................................ 106

The British Admiralty Acknowledged a Mediumís Abilities........ 107

Medium Readings Have Revealed Information that 
Could Not Be Known by the Person Being Read........................... 108

Family Members Have Verified that Medium Readings are Genuine Conversations with the Deceased Loved One ............................... 109

Rigorously Tested Physical Mediums Have Been
Shown to Be Speaking to the Deceased.................................................... 110

Gladys Osborne Leonard............................................................................ 111

Leonora Piper.................................................................................................. 112

Rudi Schneider............................................................................................... 114

Eileen Garrett.................................................................................................. 115

Shirley Bray..................................................................................................... 116

Elwood Babbitt............................................................................................... 116

Daniel Dunglas Home................................................................................... 117

Leslie Flint........................................................................................................ 118

David Thompson........................................................................................... 119

The Scole Experiments................................................................................. 120

Studies of the Material from Mediums that Forms Voice
Boxes Shows Weight Loss in the Medium When It Appears............. 121

Materializations of Deceased People Have
Been Seen and Verified by Observers........................................................ 122

People with Medium Abilities Have Spoken and
Written in Languages They Could Not Know......................................... 127

Proof the Mediums Are Speaking to Living 
People on the Other Side of Life................................................................... 128

Cross Correspondences............................................................................... 129

Proxy Sittings.................................................................................................. 130

Near-Death Experiences Reveal the Reality of the Afterlife.................... 131

Purely Physiological Explanations for the NDE Accounts
Have Been Shown to Be Insufficient to Account for Them......... 133

Psychological Explanations for the NDE Accounts Have
Been Shown to Be Insufficient to Account for Them..................... 137

Suggestions that Descriptions of the Trauma Scene 
Come from Other People Are Not Viable......................................... 140

Another Indication NDEs Are Real Experiences:
Children Describe Their NDEs Matter of Factly.............................141

Conclusions About Near-Death Experiences....................................... 142

Induced After-Death Communications Demonstrate 
the Reality of the Afterlife............................................................................... 142

The Universe Was Uniquely Made for Us...................................................... 146

Your Eternal Self Defies Evolution and Entropy.......................................... 151

The Mystics and Sages Have Known About
This Spiritual, Eternal Self for Millennia................................................... 152

Then What Are We?................................................................................................ 153

How Long Will the Spiritual You Live?........................................................... 153

What Is Your Relationship to Other People?.................................. 155

Minds are Linked Outside of the Brain........................................................... 156

Hundreds of Experiments Have Proven
that Our Minds Are Linked.................................................................. 156

Studies of Telepathy between Subjects Have Demonstrated
Repeatedly that People's Minds are Linked.....................................160

Other Experiments Measuring Involuntary Responses
Show that Peopleís Minds Are Linked.............................................. 161

People Influence Each Other Using Their Minds................................. 164

Healersí Intentions to Link with a Receiver of the
Healing Register in the Receiverís Body Instantly.........................165

Measures of Brain Waves Show People in the
Same Room Synchronize their Brain Waves...................................165

Experiments Show that Groups of Meditators 200
Kilometers Apart Can Synchronize Brain Waves........................ 166

Dream ESP Experiments Show Minds Are Linked............................. 166

People Share Induced After-Death Communications........................ 167

Subjects Mentally Experienced the Same Fantasy Reality.............. 169

Students Spontaneously Imagined the Same
Images without Communicating About Them.............................. 170

People Know When Someone Is Staring at Them............................... 171

Siblings' Minds Are Linked........................................................................ 172

Twinsí Minds Are Linked........................................................................... 173

People in Groups Develop a Collective
Sense Greater than the Individuals............................................................. 174

Data Show We Are Part of Larger Mind............................................... 175

What Is Your Relationship to Other People?................................................ 177

What Is the Relationship of Your Eternal
Self to the Physical Realm?............................................................... 179

Your Mind Becomes the Experience................................................................ 180

The Mind Can Influence Healing of the 
Body that Is in the Physical Realm............................................................... 181

The Mind Has Been Shown to Influence Other
Growth and Healing in the Physical Realm............................................. 183

Data Show the Mind Affects the World Around Us................................... 184

Experiments Have Shown that Minds Can Intentionally
Influence Random-Number Generators....................................................186

Random-Number-Generator Studies Show that Events
Significant to People Affect the Machines................................................186

Experiments Have Shown that Minds Can Influence
Patterns in Random Noise (White Noise)................................................. 187

Crystals in Frozen Water Form Differently
Depending on the Attitudes of People...................................................... 189

We Know Our Minds Are Influencing the Physical World..................... 190

We Are One with Nature...................................................................................... 191

What Are You to Do with Your Eternal Life?............................... 193

What Those on the Next Planes Do Not Describe as Our Purpose in Life...................................................................194

Preparing for the Next Stages of Life.............................................................. 195

We Are to Help Begin the Development
of Heaven on Earth for Our Descendents................................................ 196

Then What Are You to Do During This
Earth Phase of Your Eternal Life?................................................................ 196

What Is Spirituality?.......................................................................................... 197

Spirituality Is Who You Are, Not What You Do.......................................... 197

We Were Reared to Believe Having Things and
Money Is All That's Important in Life....................................................... 199

What Do We Really Want to Become?............................................................ 200

How Do You Grow Spiritually?............................................................... 201

Our Assumptions Comprise Our Minds........................................................ 202

The Assumptions Are Deeply Rooted.................................................... 202

We Change Our Minds from Moment to Moment............................ 203

We Create a Reality Where There Are Just Atoms........................... 205

The Assumptions Come from Our Culture......................................... 206

Assumptions About the Society of Peace and Brotherhood.......... 209

Finding Out What Your Assumptions and Perspectives Are...... 210

How that Will Happen in Real Life.................................................................. 211

You Grow in Spiritual Maturity by
Changing Your Assumptions....................................................................... 214

Common Practices that May Not Aid in Spiritual Growth...................... 214

How Do You Grow to Make These†
Assumptions Part of Your Nature?............................................................. 216

Be Open and Childlike................................................................................. 216

Be Willing to Look at Your Assumptions and Perspectives.......... 217

Realize the Hidden Assumptions............................................................ 218

Move Past Rationalizations...................................................................... 219

Use Emotions as Clues to Assumptions................................................ 220

Allow Time for the Realizations to Weave
Through All of Your Assumptions.................................................... 221

Donít Judge Your Spiritual Growth as Good or Bad......................... 224

Emulate the Model Even If You Arenít Comfortable 
with the Assumptions Yet.................................................................... 225

Fill Your Life with Spiritual Experiences and People....................... 226

Become Part of an Intimate Spiritual Group................................. 227

Characteristics of Your Intimate Group............................................... 229

What Are the Facts About the Afterlife?........................................... 233

The Sources of Our Knowledge About the Afterlife................................. 234

How Our Loved Ones Are................................................................................... 235

Preparation for Death............................................................................................ 236

At the Moment of Death....................................................................................... 237

Awakening on the Other Side of Life............................................................. 237

Guides, Rescuers, and Loved Ones................................................................. 239

Condition after Death........................................................................................... 239

The Hell Myth.......................................................................................................... 241

Environment............................................................................................................. 241

Occupations and Preoccupations..................................................................... 242

The Vastness of the Afterlife............................................................................. 243

Spiritual Development......................................................................................... 243

Time............................................................................................................................ 244

Suicides...................................................................................................................... 244

Imminence of the Afterlife with the Earth Plane........................................ 244

Ghosts, Poltergeists, and Earthbound Spirits............................................. 245

Evil, Demons, and Satan..................................................................................... 247

Materializations on the Earth Plane................................................................ 248

The Afterlife is a World of Thought............................................................... 248

Communication from the Afterlife.................................................................. 249

Inspiring People on the Earth Plane............................................................... 251

Religious Beliefs and the Afterlife.................................................................. 251

Recent Indications the Mind Forms the Brain............................ 253

The Mind in the Brain Would Have to Create
Electricity to Make the Brain and Body Work,
but It Has No Mechanism to Do So................................................... 254

Biophysicists Canít Detect Electrical Activity in the Brain........... 255

The Brain Just Reflects What the Mind Has Already Seen............ 256

Endnotes.................................................................................................................... 259

 

Bibliography........................................................................................................... 271

 

 

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