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Near Death Experience

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Death takes us all at some point but there are those that come close to the brink and return, this phenomenon is called a Near Death Experience. These moments or, Near Death Experiences, leave people with something hard to find, it leaves them with a change of heart. Near Death Experiences tend to include a rush of adrenaline, time slowing down, and a change of priorities, these are the effects of a near death experience but do they occur throughout most?

Time slowing down is an impossible phenomenon. In truth it is the brain working at a hyperactive state putting the perspective into an rapid focus making time itself seem to be slowing down when actually it is just the brain speeding up. “Again everything slows down” were the words he used
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The lesson learned feeling, where the subject is reminded of the decisions that led to the experience and learns from them. “There he got out his topcoat and hat and, without waiting to put them on, opened the front door and stepped out, to go find his wife. He turned to pull the door closed and the warm air from the hall rushed through the narrow opening again. As he saw the yellow paper, the pencil flying, scooped off the desk and, unimpeded by the glassless window, sail out into the night and out of his life, Tom Benecke burst into laughter and then closed the door behind him” this paragraph from Contents of the Dead Man’s Pockets explains that…show more content…
Patrick used these words to explain the feeling of jumping out of a plane with a malfunctioning parachute. This adrenaline rush is another effect of near death experiences, it causes a rush of energy like a super charged caffeinated feeling. “I’m thinking how is holding onto the door gonna help me?” Brian Ingalls wondered as he spun in the police car. This adrenaline rush gave him such energy that he was able to think clearly in those few seconds. “his shivering hands--numb, cold, and desperately rigid” this quote from Contents of the Dead Man’s Pockets explains Tom Benecke’s adrenaline rush. After realizing his situation the cold numbness of the adrenaline making his hands numb as he tried to get back to his
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