When I was in graduate school for philosophy, I took a class with Derek Parfit who was known for his work on the relationship between personal identity and ethics. One of the thought experiments he asked us to consider (taken from his book Reasons and Persons) involved our brain's being transplanted into two separate bodies--half of… Continue reading Can a Heart Transplant Change Your Identity?
I've posted before about children who remember living in heaven before their births or who remember having lived previous lives on earth. Recently, I've found some pre-birth memory cases that are particularly relevant to the new book I'm writing on coincidences. These are cases in which children remember dying in a previous life and then… Continue reading Children Who Remember Communicating from the Afterlife