Originally Posted by tk102
Anecdotally, there are instances of people believing in God after near-death experiences, including those who didn't believe in God. These instances of belief don't fit into the 6 easy steps at all. http://www.near-death.com/atheists.html
I don't know if I'd agree with that conclusion. I think that such an experience might grease the wheels for step 1 and possibly alter some of the later steps as well, but fundamentally, we're talking about the same process.