• VR is as good as psychedelics at helping people reach transcendence

    9 days ago - By Technology Review

    Fifteen years ago, David Glowacki was walking in the mountains when he took a sharp fall. When he hit the ground, blood began leaking into his lungs. As he lay there suffocating, Glowacki's field of perception swelled. He peered down at his own body-and, instead of his typical form, saw that he was made up of balled-up light.
    “I knew that the intensity of the light was related to the extent to which I inhabited my body,” he recalls. Yet watching it dim didn't frighten him. From his new vantage point, Glowacki could see that the light wasn't disappearing. It was transforming-leaking out of...
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