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The Nuance

A New Explanation for Near-Death Experiences

NDEs may be a byproduct of an important survival instinct

Photo: Timon Studler/Unsplash

In 1843, the Scottish explorer and missionary David Livingstone was attacked by a lion.

“I heard a shout . . . and looking half round, I saw the lion just in the act of springing on me,” Livingstone later recalled. The lion…

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