2014 Press Archive

Huffington Post

A Bible-based approach to consciousness research

May 19, 2014

Consider, for instance, the ongoing debate over the source and nature of consciousness. Is it brain-based or does it perhaps originate somewhere else? “I would… more


Is Death Final? Watch a Brainy Debate

May 18, 2014

What do near death experiences (NDEs) tell us about life after death? Do they tell us anything at all? At the last Intelligence Squared debate,… more

Religion Dispatches

Debating Death: Is It Really the End?

May 14, 2014

Last week, four scientific big thinkers settled into their seats on stage at NYC's Kaufmann Center to debate this provocative proposition for NPR's Intelligence Squared.… more

Economics & Institutions

What Would Happen if We Got Rid of the Minimum Wage?

May 14, 2014

The Cato Institute’s James Dorn and the Hoover Institution’s Russell Roberts made this point at length during an Intelligence Squared debate last year in which… more

Prairie Dog

Death Debate

May 09, 2014

If you’re the sort of person who finds discussions about science and religion entertaining, then you’re in luck because at 6:45 CST (I think that’s… more

Eben Alexander

Post Debate Reflections: The Sound of One Hand Clapping

May 09, 2014

The current online voting for Wednesday (May 7, 2014) night’s debate shows Dr Moody and myself (Dr Eben Alexander) victorious (currently 68:32, from 50:50 before… more

Preposterous Universe

Afterlife Aftermath

May 09, 2014

You’ll be happy to hear that the good guys “won.” In scare quotes because helping the world’s population understand that naturalism is the right way… more

Skeptical Science

Debate: Death is not Final – #AfterDeath

May 08, 2014

Now here is a really interesting (for me) debate from Intelligence squared. more

Neurologica Blog

After the Afterlife Debate

May 08, 2014

The debate hosted by Intelligence Squared on the proposition – Death is not Final, was a lot of fun. Of course, I am pleased with… more

Science World Report

Near Death Experiences: Does the Brain Create Consciousness?

May 08, 2014

Does consciousness exist outside the brain, pointing to a less observable world than meets the eye? Or are near death and out-of-body experiences simply signs… more