1.3.6 Sense of death

For almost everyone, quite early in the experience there was a strong feeling that they were dying or had already died, but this wasn’t preceded by a conscious anticipation of the nearness of death. One survivor of a heart attack said the first thing he realised after losing consciousness was that ‘something funny was going on … I realised I was dead … that I had died. [I thought] I don’t know whether the doctor knows it or not, but I know it.’


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1.4 Structures of power & inequalities

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