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Deepak Chopra and Intent

Deepak Chopra and Intent

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The Man Who Changed the World?

posted by dchopra

Wanting to change the world is different from having to. The latter is what’s expected of Barack Obama if he’s elected. The huge crowds he keeps attracting aren’t looking simply for a new leader, or even a reformer to undo […]

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Jesus: A Story of Enlightenment

posted by dchopra

There are no facts to tell us what happened to the young Jesus during his "lost years" between the Nativity story and the day he appears at the River Jordan, age thirty, to be baptized. I was glad for this […]

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Obama’s Loss Traced to Deepak Chopra

posted by dchopra

A friend sent this funny video to me recently. Click on it at the end and you can customize it to your friends’ names to encourage them to vote.

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Will God Stop Voting?

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: Is there a religious reason to vote for or against Obama or McCain? There never will be, and never should be, a religious reason to pick […]

Gay Marriage and the Democratic Hazard

posted by dchopra

“Moral hazard” is a phrase more of us know in this era of reckless trading on Wall Street, and now we can apply it to politics. Traders who use other people’s money aren’t exposed to the risk of losing their […]

If Religion Is Power, Women Deserve Their Share

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: The theme of The Women’s Conference 2008 this week is We Empower. Does religion empower women? To get at the question of whether religion empowers women, […]

Robo Rove and Willie Horton Redux

posted by dchopra

The progressive side of American politics feels done in by the nasty work of Karl Rove, following in the muddy footprints of the late Lee Atwater, a grinning, guitar-strumming master of demagoguery. The effectiveness of slamming Michael Dukakis with the […]

Crisis as a Test of Faith

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: Fears about the economy. Anger on the campaign trail. Which concerns you most? How should we respond? Two crises are overlapping right now, one economic, the […]

Same Sex Marriage & Equality for All (by Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

A few months ago, my two daughters were ring bearers in two of our closest friends wedding ceremony. My girls dressed up in their Indian clothes, thrilled to have the honor of being such VIPs. As our friends recited their […]

A Noble Loser vs. A Dirty Winner

posted by dchopra

The reason that the Democrats have become experts at losing the Presidency is that the Republicans have become experts at the dirty win. Or so the mythology goes. This idea gained traction with the smear campaign run against Michael Dukakis […]

Deepak Chopra: From Bondage to Enlightenment

posted by akornfeld

Here I explain the levels leading up to addiction.

A “Birds of a Feather” Campaign Strategy

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: Obama and Wright. McCain and Keating. Palin and Muthee. To what extent is it right or wrong to judge candidates by the company they keep? Inevitably […]

An Economic Solution Through Service, Not Greed

posted by dchopra

I asked my friend Rinaldo Brutoco founder and president of World Business Academy to guest blog here on practical suggestions to reverse the trend we are seeing in our financial security. Rinaldo Brutoco is a leading international executive, writer and […]

The Difference Between Wealth and Money

posted by Admin

Ordinary people are outraged that the wealthy want to be given free money as a bailout, and at the same time they are frightened about losing their own money. Fear doesn’t live in a vacuum. To cope with uncertain times, […]

Witchcraft and the White House

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: Vice presidential candidates Joe Biden and Sarah Palin will debate this week. What would you ask them about their religious beliefs and why? If Joe Biden […]

Breast Cancer: Healing the Whole Woman (By Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month in the United States. While I have met many women going through treatment, or those who are survivors, I actually had my first intimate experience with the prospect of breast cancer only a week […]

Previous Posts

The President's Tweets and the Future of Shame
Last week the new Twitter account @POTUS of President Obama became a lightning rod for the worst in social media behavior. Within minutes of its setup, as reported in the New York Times, the account was flooded with vitriolic racist tweets, ...

posted 11:02:41am May. 25, 2015 | read full post »

How the Universe Pulled a Vanishing Act
The issues facing modern physics are so baffling that they’ve crossed a threshold and now fascinate the general public. We laymen have very little at stake, personally speaking, when scientists argue over the Big Bang—without advanced ...

posted 11:01:48am May. 18, 2015 | read full post »

Is Nature About to Abandon Us?
Feeling guilty about climate change hasn’t proved to be a good motivator. The most recent report on greenhouse gas emissions puts March at a record-breaking level of emissions. Presidential urging doesn’t move Congress to take significant ...

posted 2:42:12pm May. 11, 2015 | read full post »

How to Be at Peace When the World Isn't
We seem to be living out the Chinese curse, "May you live in interesting times." The curse is probably mythical, but our interesting times contain much turbulence. The horrific refugee situation in Syria, the rise of the even more horrific ISIS ...

posted 11:11:24am May. 04, 2015 | read full post »

Does Everything Happen for a Reason?
By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Jordan Flesher, MA Psychology   The human mind can adapt to almost anything, but not chaos. No one can lead a completely random and chaotic life. The messy room of a teenager may look completely chaotic, but ...

posted 1:54:05pm Apr. 27, 2015 | read full post »

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