Monthly Archives: December 2014

Thoughts on the effects of the blood supply to the brain – ‘passing out’, consciousness, the self, death, and other things – the ‘transitional experience’

Here’s a thought I had: When one ‘passes out’ blood supply is dropped in the brain.  Generally, the arterial blood supply is reduced.  In other words, it is not stopped but its pressure is reduced.  Abrupt drops in the blood supply … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “Voluspa” with some thoughts on what the word may mean

Here’s a thought I had: Recently, I was surprised when I heard that the Old Norse classic “Voluspa” was interpreted as “the prophecy of the seeress”, as if it were a statement from an actual human being.  This, to me, does … Continue reading

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