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Article: Roger Ebert's Wife on His Final Moments

John Helios

Astute Creature
#1
"But toward the end, something really interesting happened. That week before Roger passed away, I would see him and he would talk about having visited this other place. I thought he was hallucinating. I thought they were giving him too much medication. But the day before he passed away, he wrote me a note: "This is all an elaborate hoax." I asked him, "What's a hoax?" And he was talking about this world, this place. He said it was all an illusion. I thought he was just confused. But he was not confused. He wasn't visiting heaven, not the way we think of heaven. He described it as a vastness that you can't even imagine. It was a place where the past, present, and future were happening all at once."

https://www.esquire.com/entertainment/tv/news/a26606/roger-ebert-final-moments/
 

Hailstones Melt

Realized Sentience
Staff member
Board Moderator
#2
Thank you for sharing this both heart-felt and heart-warming story. When people don't have anything to defend, they can be open to the truth as they see it.
 

Carl

Boundless Creation
#3
Very interesting story! Even find more surprising that it was put in print considering other stories in the same media. The quote below was something I have read before being mentioned by people in different circles (speculative, theorist, occult, even scientific):
It was a place where the past, present, and future were happening all at once."
With our tools (current senses) it is difficult be able to comprehend a NOW comprised of past, present, and future taking place simultaneously and make sense of it.
 

Linda

Sweetheart of the Rodeo
Staff member
Global Moderator
Administrator
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#4
The article is an easy read with surprising revelations. I agree with Carl - big surprise it was printed in Esquire Magazine.

Given his profession as a reviewer of movies and his vast knowledge of the ins and outs of that work, I find his observations even more compelling.
 

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