Interview took place on Sunday July 8th, 2007 Mellen-Thomas Benedict shared details of his incredible Near Death Experience (NDE) that took place in 1982, while he was in hospice care for a terminal illness. He was without vital signs for at least an hour and a half before he returned to his body. Here are some of highlights of what he learned while on the “Other Side:” The Other Side is not all it’s cracked up to be–being in a human body is actually a more optimal way to experience the universe. Black holes at the center of galaxies function as great processors of universal matter– a total recycling machine. It’s humanity’s manifest destiny to leave Earth and colonize other planets. Within the next 400 years such “star seeding” will begin. For more information see: