Proof of Heaven? Quite Naturally…

Huff Post:  Amitai Shenhav.

A few weeks ago the cover of Newsweek featuredan article by Eben Alexander, a neurosurgeon who previews what he refers to in his forthcoming book as “proof of Heaven.” In his piece, Alexander argues that heaven exists because he had the experience of heaven without the biological capacity for producing experiences “himself.” “Him” here refers to his body and, specifically of course, his brain: He was, the proof goes, in a coma while he had his experience of the divine.




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