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Multiple sudden death from an accident Agree: 4 divider Disagree: 1 divider Open Issues Exist

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Both Agreements and DisagreementsThose who have crossed over with many other spirits all at one time are greeted in their collective place of confusion and lack of understanding, not only by loved ones, but by many guides and angels to help them make this transition. They remain together for a small amount of time before beginning their individual spirit journeys.

AgreeThe following are typical statements by those whose death was enforced. (1) "I awoke from a deep sleep. Bewildered, I got to my feet, and, looking down, saw my body among many others on the ground. I remembered the battle, but did not realize I had been shot. I was apart from, yet I still seemed held in some way to the body. My condition was one of terrible unrest; how was it that I was alive and had a body and was not yet apart from the covering I had thought constituted my body? I looked about. Others of the seeming dead moved. Then many of them stood up and, like me, seemed to emerge from their Physical Bodies, for their forms still lay upon the field. Soon I found myself among thousands in a similar mental state: none knew just what had happened. I did not know then, as I know now, that I always possessed a Spirit Body and that the Physical Body was only the garment it wore in earth-life. While the passing-out from this old body is without pain, it is a terrible thing to drive a strong spirit from a healthy body, to tear it from its covering. It is unnatural, and the sensation following re-adjustment is awful. In a short time I became easier, but I was still bewildered. It was neither night nor day; about us all was gloom. Something like an atmosphere, dark and red, enveloped us all. We seemed to hear one another think. Soon there was a ray of light that grew brighter each moment and then a great concourse of men with kindly faces came and, with comforting words, told us not to fear-that we had made the great change, that the war for us was over...I will not tell you of the sorrow that came with such realization, sorrow for wife. Her great grief, when she learned what had happened, bound me to her condition. We sorrowed together. I could not progress, or find happiness, until time had healed her sorrow. (Edward C. Randall, Frontiers of the After Life, 1922)

The Supreme Adventure: Analyses of Psychic Communications, Robert Crookall
pg. 22-23, 1974

Agree"I overtook [Lieutenant] Wells. 'What is the matter with me, with us all?' I asked. He said, 'Bob, we're dead!" I didn't believe it at first. I felt all right...The soul leave the body as a boy jumps out of a school-door, that is, suddenly and with joy. But there is a period of confusion when a fellow needs a friend...the easiest thing in life is death." (L.M. Geldert, Thy Son Liveth, 1944, pg 12)

The Supreme Adventure: Analyses of Psychic Communications, Robert Crookall
pg. 23-24, 1974

AgreeI felt nothing, only a nasty knock, and turned to look for the fellow who had struck me. I knew no more. I fell asleep. Then I saw lots of my friends, all smiling at me. A brother officer stretched out his hand, saying, 'Come along, old chap!' I took his hand and knew that I had passed to where war is no more...Things seemed familiar. Many places I had often visited in my dreams... (Lilian Walbrook, The Case of Lester Coltman, 1924, p xiv)

The Supreme Adventure: Analyses of Psychic Communications, Robert Crookall
pg. 26, 1974

AgreeThese poor lads, whose physical lives are suddenly blotted out in the heat of action, pass into the astral. They feel exactly as they did a moment before; they have apparently the same bodies and the same clothing. Can you wonder if they fail to realize what has happened to them? They can generally still see and hear people who are yet in the flesh, though they cannot make themselves seen or heard. On the other hand, they are unable to see the Helpers or Messengers or their relations who have come to meet them. Often their sensations are those of wandering in a grey mist, aimlessly waiting for the fog to clear. (Alice Gilbert, Philip in Two Worlds, 1948)

The Supreme Adventure: Analyses of Psychic Communications, Robert Crookall
pg. 28, 1974

AgreeKardec discussion: "In cases of collective death, in which many persons have died in the same catastrophe, it has been observed that they do not always see one another immediately afterwards. In the confusion that follows, each spirit goes its own way or concerns itself only with those in whom it takes an interest."

The Spirits Book: Modern English Edition, Allan Kardec
pg. , 2003

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