Ya, the cases cited are quite famous/classic.
They are often brought up in the justification for or as evidence for consciousness outside the brain.
Amazingly, not all people agree.
I had one person argue that if the brain was "poked" then all bets are off,as it could have been an induced effect.
Each to their own, I suppose.
They keep forgetting that the brain is 90% water, and only 10% grey matter. And they're looking in the grey matter, but the fact is that if you remove the grey matter, you still can have consciousness. For instance, there're people that are born with very little grey matter in their heads, mostly water, and that function absolutely normally. However, if you remove the water, you're done, right? - Nassim Haramein