Do you realise that any forum member can start their own thread - e.g. in here:
I suggest you do that, giving a decent introduction to the idea and a few of the best links. Then people will discuss it free from all the emotion involved in this thread.
I know "extended-consciousness" doesn't sound like the ideal place to put something like this, but this idea is at least extended medical science, and probably involves some non-materialist ideas, so it seems reasonable.