Greyson offers a related argument:
Heiney at the helm of Wild Song. PHOTO: Courtesy of Paul Heiney
‘The conclusion we came to, and it seems a very sentimental thing to say, was that it was simply written in the stars. That is how he was born. That was the path he was on. And I don’t think any of us could have done anything different.’
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Many have argued that Pam's accurate recall of an operating room conversation is strong evidence that she really did leave her body during the procedure. But there is at least one peculiar fact about Pam's recollections—in addition to the timing of her experience—which makes a physiological explanation of her OBE much more likely.
Atwater, Phyllis M. H. "." . Vol. 19, No. 2 (2000): 12-13.
This is hardly a description of the 'morality play' style life review we've come to expect from the popularized picture of the NDE provided by some near-death researchers. In fact, Blackmore acknowledges that a physiological explanation of such a coherent life review would appear implausible to many:
Bailey, Lee W. "." . Vol. 19, No. 3 (Spring 2001): 139-159.
Although 15 per cent of the people we questioned said that scenes or memories from the past came back to them during the [near-death] experience, most of these were simply fragments of memory, sometimes quite random memories. Only about half said the memories that came back to them were [even] 'significant' (Fenwick and Fenwick 116).