There are many out there who have had transcendent experiences that remain in the closet. The stories I tell are based on interviews with people from diverse walks of life. They are all genuine, honest people.
I have no quibble with others' religious beliefs. Those who choose to accept Eben Alexander's interpretation of his experiences are welcome to do so, as far as I'm concerned. There is nothing scientific about Alexander's claims or his"proof."
The philosopher George Berkeley posed the question, "If a tree fell in the forest and no one heard it, would it make a sound?" A closer look may have bearing on the question of whether there is life after death.