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Deepak Chopra and Intent

Deepak Chopra and Intent

July 2009 Archives

These (agonizing) Days (by Gotham Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

These days, even the good days are pretty bad. This past week, by all objective accounts, I had a great week. Two comic books that I created got picked up to be developed as television shows. I was advised to […]

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What’s Worse, Health Care or Cancer?

posted by Admin

The health care crisis in this country is a monster, like one of those mythical giant squids that could grab a sailing vessel, wrap its tentacles around it, and pull it to the bottom of the sea. President Obama’s message […]

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Can Women Get God on Their Side?

posted by Admin

There’s not much debate about the continuing oppression of women in many, if not most, traditional societies and their modern offshoots. The important question, as the Buddha noted long ago, isn’t why the house is on fire but how to […]

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Can We Stop Being a Superpower, Please?

posted by Admin

It’s been roughly twenty years since the fall of the Soviet Union, which means that the U.S. has experienced two decades of being the world’s sole superpower. The experience hasn’t been positive. Under the sway of neocon ambitions, in particular, […]

Can the Supreme Court Be Pure Again? (Was It Ever?)

posted by Admin

The confirmation hearings for Judge Sotomayor are a foregone conclusion, with the dust raised by Republicans barely masking the bald fact that the Democratic majority can vote in whomever they want. In any case, a ritual that resembles liar’s poker […]

Euna Lee – Still A Mom In Captivity (by Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

I wanted to share a story about Euna Lee, who along with Laura Ling, has been held in N. Korea for 4 months.  As a mother, the story has been haunting me since I heard it.   It haunts me because I can […]

Will Russia Join the World?

posted by Admin

On his visit to Moscow, President Obama carried more than an olive branch. He urged Russia to join the global community, which may be more important even than healing the mess that George Bush made of Russian-American relations. From the […]

Michael Jackson and Kim Jong Il (by Gotham Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

The last time I spoke to my friend Michael Jackson was about a month ago, 3 weeks before his shocking death. He had called me late one night to ask about another of my close friends who he had read […]

Firefighters and the Simmering Race Problem

posted by Admin

Firefighters and the Simmering Race Problem When you first look at it, the lawsuit brought by eighteen white firefighters against the city of New Haven doesn’t seem relevant to everybody’s daily life. But it is. The central dispute in the […]

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The Best Way to Get Rid of Evil
    By Deepak Chopra, MD.   The best way to get rid of evil is to change our ideas about it. The two concepts about evil that do nothing to end it are, first, the concept of cosmic evil embodied by Satan, and second, the concept of human evil as a permanent human inheritan

posted 11:07:42am Mar. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Can Wisdom Save Us? Why It Has To (Part 2)
Although almost everyone fears the effects of climate change and deplores the inaction of governments around the world, neither attitude gets us any closer to solving the problem. Many pin their hopes on a breakthrough in technology that could somehow clean the atmosphere of greenhouse gases, while

posted 11:58:46am Mar. 02, 2015 | read full post »

Can Wisdom Save Us? Why It Has To
There's always a sense of crisis in the air generated by whatever bad news is making the headlines. At the moment, the greatest alarm is being stirred by terrorism and the spread of Islamic extremism. Yet at a deeper level, our anxiety centers on something much deeper, the possibility that the human

posted 10:23:44am Feb. 23, 2015 | read full post »

Your Body Is Wise, But It Needs for You to Pay Attention
Although complementary medicine has made strong advances, mainstream medical practice still keeps faith with drugs and surgery as the default methods of treatment. The way forward for anyone who wants to establish a high level of wellbeing isn't going to come via the family doctor but through self-c

posted 11:41:39am Feb. 16, 2015 | read full post »

Why Spirituality Matters More than Ever
In troubled times, when the world seems to be on fire, people think about God and the religion they were raised in--a source of solace and hope matters more in a crisis. I don’t find myself thinking about spirituality in those terms, however. Like a winter coat that’s put away in spring, for man

posted 12:33:52pm Feb. 09, 2015 | read full post »

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