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 Book Review: “Spook: Science Tackles The Afterlife” by Mary Roach

The search for scientific evidence of a soul and an afterlife

In the preface to “Spook: Science Tackles The Afterlife,” author Mary Roach tells her reader that she is not interested in philosophical debates on the soul, but neither is Spook a “debunking book” for skeptics. (Debunking books assume an outcome … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman

This enticing book of vignettes imagines various types of afterlives

When I was little, I used to imagine the afterlife as a heaven with a grandfatherly God in long, flowing robes, sitting on a shiny golden throne atop a bunch of fluffy clouds. David Eagleman’s Sum: Forty Tales from the … Continue reading

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