death

6:00pm

Sun June 15, 2014
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates

Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates: Death Is Not Final

If consciousness is just the workings of neurons and synapses, how do we explain the phenomenon of near-death experience? By some accounts, about 3% of the U.S. population has had one: an out-of-body experience often characterized by remarkable visions and feelings of peace and joy, all while the physical body is close to death. To skeptics, there are more plausible, natural explanations, like oxygen deprivation. Is the prospect of an existence after death “real” and provable by science, or a construct of wishful thinking about our own mortality?

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12:00am

Sun July 22, 2012
Cultural, Community, Information

Radiolab: After Life

Airs Monday, July 23 at 8:00 p.m.  What happens at the moment when we slip from life...to the other side? Is it a moment? If it is, when exactly does it happen? And what happens afterward? It’s an episode full of questions that don't have easy answers. Radiolab stares down the very moment of passing, and speculates about what may lay beyond.

6:48am

Mon December 19, 2011
Local

Shreveport cemetery hosts luminaria event

Forest Park Cemetery in Shreveport prepared nearly 5,000 luminarias for a weekend ceremony to honor loved ones who've died.