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“Immigration Is Us,” an American Story

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“Immigration Is Us,” an American Story By Deepak Chopra and Sanjiv Chopra When you hear the word immigrant, what conjures up in your mind?  Is it illegal vs. legal immigrants, contentious debates over immigration reform or the Arizona lawman, Joe Arpaio, who […]

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Why Does God Allow Evil?

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Every senseless, horrific act of violence brings up the question of good versus evil, and when you read that children have died by violence – a common thread linking the Newtown shootings and the Boston Marathon bombing – there’s even […]

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Keeping Up America`s Reputation in the World

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Every country has a national character that it taught to children from a young age and then becomes part of everyone’s story. In the case of America, “opportunity” is a theme known worldwide and constantly referred to when we talk […]

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Is India Having a Crisis of Soul?

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By Deepak Chopra Senior Scientist, the Gallup Organization Jim Clifton CEO, the Gallup Organization When they think of India, many people still have the shining image of it as a rising economy, one of the four most promising in the […]

The State of the Union as Rorschach Test

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It was surprising how President Obama’s State of the Union speech went down. Immediately afterwards, television pundits offered clashing descriptions: prosaic, bread and butter, Clinton-like, an extension of the liberal agenda outlined in the Inaugural Address, uplifting, aggressive, and so […]

Dear Republicans, What Makes Life Worth Living?

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When several Republican leaders accused President Obama of aiming to destroy the Republican Party, a bright light went on. The reactionary right may have tossed itself into the dustbin of history already.  Let’s indulge in the hope that this is […]

More Cliffs Ahead, But Congress Isn’t “Broken”

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If we trace back the accepted opinion that Congress is broken, a turning point came right after President Obama’s first inauguration when Sen. Mitch McConnell, speaking for all Republicans, it seems, said that his mission was to make Obama a […]

Gun Control Is About the Silent Majority

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In the wake of the Newtown tragedy, a minority issue has come before the majority.  In a democracy the majority passes the laws. In a democracy dedicated to justice, the majority is careful when passing these laws to protect the […]

Is Obama a Man of Destiny?

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The historical movie “Lincoln” has struck a deep chord with many people, and it turns on a theme that is rarely met nowadays: the man of destiny.  In one scene Lincoln is sitting in the war room from which he […]

Spoiler Alert: Why There Can Be No Peace in Palestine

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During the time last week when Egypt was brokering a truce in Gaza, televised news reports said that the proceedings were going slowly because the two sides – Israel and Hamas – refused to face each other in the same […]

Why Gridlock Is Good (If You’re a Progressive)

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There is widespread lamentation over the current gridlock in politics. After a quick shot of elation for Democrats – which I wholeheartedly shared in – Washington went back to the status quo. Commentators point out that the same players are […]

Thank You, Mr. President. You Held Back the Worst

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It’s worth pausing for a moment to show gratitude to Barack Obama for his decent moral character. Under the most trying conditions he has held the tide against disheartening reactionary opposition.  It took character to do that without descending to […]

The Upside of the Muslim Conflict – It Exists

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The Upside of the Muslim Conflict – It Exists   I’d like to plea for a new mindset toward the Middle East – not a new policy, which only a handful of government officials can set, but a better attitude […]

Could 2012 Be the (Secret) Tipping Point Election?

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Looking back, will 2012 turn out to be a tipping point election? It’s a strange quirk of American history that several squeaker elections turned out to signal a major shift. Harry Truman squeaked by in 1948, and no one suspected […]

The Supreme Court Dodges a Bullet?

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Now that the dust is settling around the Supreme Court’s decision upholding national health care, it’s possible that the justices saved themselves as well as the Affordable Care Act. Before the decision was rendered, the court’s standing with the public […]

Just Capital: What the 99% Really Need (Part 2)

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The frustration over social injustice, inspired by Wall Street’s flagrant behavior before and after the calamitous downturn of 2008, strikes me as the most urgent issue facing us right now.  How to get out of the present slump and build […]

Just Capital: What the 99% Really Need (Part 1)

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What the majority of people need in this country is a financial system that incorporates social justice. In calling it “just capital,” I’m aware that the phrase plays into the hands of free-market true believers. They want just capitalism – […]

Without Mudslinging: Is Mitt Romney Purple Enough?

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The pundits repeat continually that 2012 will be the ugliest presidential campaign in history. The Republicans have no conscience about vilifying opponents, as the record of Swift boating, Willie Horton, and the smearing of war veteran Max Cleland in Georgia […]

If the Economy Turns Down, Let’s Prevent a Second Panic

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The economic news from Europe isn’t good, and for the first time an unthinkable outcome – the dismantling of the Euro Zone – seems to be inevitable. Without knowing what the future holds, an economic downturn doesn’t have to incite […]

Obama Knows the Magic Word to End Our Troubles

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This week for the first time in the presidential race, a poll gave Mitt Romney the edge over President Obama (only a tiny one, within the margin of error). One foresees that a simple message may prevail over a complex […]

Obama, 2012 and the Mousetrap Factor

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Although pundits declared that Mitt Romney emerged from the contentious primary season in a damaged state, the Presidential race isn’t as imbalanced as it should be. Romney is considered unlikable ,too rich to appeal to working-class voters, and he registers […]

America’s Future, a Choice in Black and White

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One thing makes this current depression, as economist Paul Krugman calls it, different from the Great Depression. The moral dimension has been left out. All the talk is about numbers. In the current debate over which priority is best for […]

A Hidden Benefit of Afghanistan: Peace

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America, like every other nation, speaks peace and makes war. In its role as policeman for the world – a role performed spottily, with many arbitrary choices about when to fight – this country cherishes a reputation for peace-keeping. It […]

Divided Politics and Bad Marriages

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Whether the Democrats and Republicans like it or not, they are in bed together and may as well be married. Neither has a majority in both houses of Congress that can impose one-party rule. The filibuster provision in the Senate […]

The Illusion of Attacking Iran

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by Deepak Chopra and  Ken Robinson   War is where illusions go to die. This was true of Vietnam and war in Iraq. It is being ground into us every day in Afghanistan. At this moment, those who want Israel […]

One American Dream Fades – Will Another Be Born?

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The United States remains the country that foreigners criticize the most and want to move to the most. Pursuing the American dream remains a potent motivator for every wave of immigration. It is also a constant theme among this year’s […]

Obama’s Chances in 2012: A Season for Reason

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On all fronts there are efforts to energize the Obama converts who have lost a little faith, or a lot, over the past three years.  Despite the oft-repeated fact that no sitting President since Roosevelt has been re-elected with unemployment […]

It’s Time to Change Kleptocracy to Democracy

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Since it is based on the Greek word for stealing, the term “kleptocracy” sounds inflammatory. But as income gaps open up wider and wider, there is evidence of a serious rift in American democracy, and in that rift one finds […]

What’s the Best Outcome for Occupy Wall Street?

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I find it personally very hard to understand how anyone could fail to sympathize with the Occupy movement, but I also understand why doubt and uncertainty hang in the air. As one pundit pithily remarked, “Everyone’s waiting to see if […]

A Different Answer: Let’s Occupy Ourselves

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It’s hard to imagine someone, except on the far right, not sympathizing with the grievances of the Occupy movement. Women, young people, and minorities have been the hardest hit by the loss of millions of jobs. The fact that Wall […]

Real Recovery Means “Just Capitalism”

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Although countless plans for job growth and solving the debt crisis are swirling around us, what would real recovery mean? One can see fairly clearly what it doesn’t mean. Neither the left nor right is going to fight and win. […]

Why the Obama Strategy May Work

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When a President is caught in a damned if he does, damned if he doesn’t vise – as President Obama was during the debt ceiling crisis – it’s tempting not to let him go. The right wing certainly feels that […]

Why We Need President Obama – A Critical Moment

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One of the virtues of being on the liberal side of politics is that total obedience isn’t required. There are no hidden agendas. Ideology doesn’t lead to unreason.  In a political climate where it feels as if the inmates are […]

Dr. Deepak and Mr. Hide

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A recent post from me entitled “Sarah Palin, My President” led to a frantic call from my lawyer, who prefers to remain anonymous where blatant acts of humor are involved. If a man can shudder over the telephone, he was […]

Prozac for the Planet? Or the Plus Side of Unhappiness

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A global recession looks like boom times for unhappiness. The spectrum of discontent runs from the jitters and uncertainty at the milder end to despair and deep depression at the far extreme. I think everyone would agree with Freud that […]

Sarah Palin, My President

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It will be a devastating loss if Sarah Palin peddles enough books and visits enough gun shows that she has no incentive to run for President. There would be many chances for unique moments in the White House if she […]

Thinking About the End of the World

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The media had fun, as it periodically does, when a fundamentalist preacher declares the end of the world. But there was a jittery feeling, too, because for the first time since the end of the Cold War, when the world […]

How About an “American Spring”?

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Anyone who has admired President Obama’s idealism all along should come away inspired by the high-mindedness of his “Arab spring” speech. It served to reassure his liberal base that he wasn’t solely continuing the Bush policy in the Middle East […]

Birthers and the Politics of the Shameless

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Are the birthers dangerous, wacky, or simply distracting? President Obama has chosen the third option. His press conference in which he released his long form birth certificate was an exercise in tut-tutting. Acting the part of adult-in-chief, he reproached the […]

Wellbeing And The Dawn Of Social Media

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By Mallika Chopra, Founder Of Intent.com A few days ago, while flying back to LA from New Delhi, I sat in the airport lounge at the Dubai airport. On the television in front of us footage of protesters being shoved […]

Welcome to the Rorschach President

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Politics, like economics, is rooted in psychology. That is a truism which no one can overcome with something as unpsycholgical as facts. When people are angry, confused, hopeless, and afraid, they fall back upon emotions to trump the facts, and […]

Is Egypt a Tipping Point or a “Now what?”

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When history decides to shift, people are always looking in the wrong direction. That’s what makes so-called tipping points so unsettling — the experts miss them so often. In the case of Egypt, nobody expected peaceful popular uprisings to topple […]

The Winter of Their Discontent: What Will the Arabs Do?

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Is the Arab world headed for chaos or democracy? The U.S. has been wrong so many times, it’s hard to know who to trust in these matters. But some trends are clear, at least. Usually societies that enjoy economic growth […]

Is the Prophet a Founding Father?

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In America and in Egypt, should a majority religion inspire political life? How will Islam play a role in the struggles for democracy happening now in Egypt and other parts of the Muslim world? All societies present an entangled mesh […]

For Once, A Chance to Root for the Arab Street

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The history of popular revolutions has been horrifying if we look over our shoulders at Russia, China, and Germany, but you can’t help but hope that Tunisia starts a domino effect in the Muslim world. Fear has kept the West, […]

Can Obama (or Anyone) Make America Purple?

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What is commonly called “coming together” is a momentary flicker, a media event that viewers peer at briefly before returning to normal. In that regard, the coming together in Tucson looked to be more of the same. But it’s possible […]

Are We Becoming An Uncivil Society?

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America prides itself on its uncivil liberties as well as its civil ones. The fabled melting pot was always a boiling cauldron of differences. We’ve learned to live at the boil as no other society has. But the dark side […]

Mr. Smith Has Come to Washington, Now What?

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The new Congress has an unprecedented number of first-time members, thanks to the Tea Party, and half of these (around 45, I believe) have never held any elected office. Leaving aside one’s reaction to the Tea Party, which on the […]

Testing their leadership: Obama v. Palin

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Crises exist to test who the real leaders are. During the present crisis, as people lose confidence and anxiety grows, two leaders stand out, in the media at least: President Obama and his most vocal antagonist on the right, Sarah […]

Can America Be Exceptional Again?

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I’ve noticed that a reassuring phrase that’s going around lately is “American exceptionalism.” At a time when 65% of Americans tell pollsters that this country is on the decline, and more than that believe that we are headed in the […]

A Spiritual Solution for America’s Woes

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Sometimes it helps to step back and view a whole nation as if it were a person. Right now we are told that America is in crisis, and solutions are being offered from every quarter. When a person is in […]

Beyond the G20: A World We Can Believe In

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When the rich man’s club of nations expanded from the G7 to the G20, a new element was added. Instead of being about money and trade, the G20 is about something else. I don’t mean that overused word “globalization.” Rather, […]

Barack Obama: A Reason for Sadness or the Sadness of Reason?

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As bruising as the midterm elections were for President Obama, he is facing the real winter of his discontent in the coming months. The most poignant aspect of the let-him-eat-crow press conference on Nov. 4 was Obama’s plea that he […]

Obama’s Even-Handedness Works Against Him

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President Obama’s 10-day Asia trip includes visits to India and Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim country. The president chose not to visit the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar during his time in India because it required a head covering that […]

The Real Winners in the 2010 Election: Fear and Confusion

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Elections are mirrors of a nation’s consciousness, so it makes sense — sad sense, unfortunately — that the 2010 election reflected fear and confusion. Many analysts disagree. They call it an election about anger. But anger is the surface expression […]

American inequality: Who is subsidizing our lifestyle?

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On the economic front, separate news stories are painting a disturbing picture of American inequality. The number of uninsured people has jumped from last year’s totals. The gap between the rich and poor has grown wider for 30 years (at […]

Glenn Beck and the faithful are attacking faith

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This weekend, Jon Stewart is holding “a rally to restore sanity” on the mall, two months after Glenn Beck’s religion-infused “Restoring Honor” rally. Beck said he was called by God to hold the rally. Now atheist groups are planning to […]

Do Words Cause Wars?

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Anti-Muslim speech has been curtailed in the U.S. since 9/11 so far as official channels go. Popular sentiment and right-wing radio are another matter. The Bush administration has been chastised for using terms like “war on terror” and “clash of […]

Who’s Inside the Muslim Box?

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When people argue over religion, they tend to forget a simple question: Is it better to be happy or to be right? In societies that practice religious toleration, the answer falls to the side of happiness. Being right on matters […]

What Mother Nature Is Saying About Us

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Recently the Gallup Organization released its findings about public opinion on global warming. It’s not good news for activists. Fully 48% of respondents believe that the threat of climate change is exaggerated, up from 31% in 1999. In keeping with […]

Eight Actions For the Gulf And Beyond

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 I am extremely grateful to all of you who have decided to be a part of Collective Creativity at LinkedIn, and for all your generous and valuable contributions so far.   There is a Cree proverb that says, “Only when the last tree has […]

Choose your epidemic: Tea Parties or “Yes We Can”

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It’s time for people to realize the power of “social contagion.” That’s a term invented by researchers to describe how influence spreads from one person to another. At the level of common sense, we all know that gossip and rumors […]

Sarah Palin Spikes the Tea

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Over the weekend Sarah Palin gave us another dose of seductive untruth. Her complaint about the Christmas bomber “lawyering up” wasn’t about finding the right policy against terrorists. It was a come-on to the Tea Party’s prejudices, egging them to […]

Jonathan Granoff Interview

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Fake Fears and Why You (Probably) Believe in Them

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Is there a solution to America’s current addiction to fear? The near-hysteria over the Christmas Day airplane attack shows how overblown our anxieties have become. A gloomy, jittery public seems willing to believe in alarmist stories, even when they amount […]

Is the Fate of Democracy in Sarah Palin’s Hands?

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A recent review of Sarah Palin’s bestselling book, Going Rogue, ends by declaring that she is the worst nightmare come true for democrats with a small d. This is both a startling and an obvious claim. It’s obvious in that […]

Medical alert: We need a cure for bad faith

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I am far more worried about an invisible epidemic than I am about H1N1. I’m referring to the spread of distrust that has become contagion beyond all reasonable boundaries. Politicians have always borne the brunt of mistrust. It comes with […]

Is This a Spiritual Crossroads?

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A front-page poll in the New York Times confronts an issue no one likes to talk about: the pain of losing our job. Fifty percent of the unemployed have borrowed money from friends or relatives. Around the same number have […]

Holy wars, just wars, and no wars

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Q: Is there such a thing as a ‘just war’? In his Nobel speech, was President Obama right to speak in these theological terms about war? He also stated that ‘no holy war can ever be a just war.’ Do […]

Letter To President Obama From Business Leaders

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THE NEW YORK TIMES, SUNDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2009 Dear President Obama & The United States Congress, Tomorrow leaders from 192 countries will gather at The UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen to determine the fate of our planet. As business […]

Bringing down three false gods

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Is the American system due for a major overhaul? Three recent crises have exposed major weaknesses in that system. The economic bubble burst after decades of rising prosperity. Health care expenses have soared beyond reason. The military finds itself mired […]

How to Make Peace With Obama’s Speech

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For someone who is often accused of trying to please everyone, including his avowed opponents, Present Obama’s Afghan speech managed to please almost no one. The left has grown more antiwar and in addition sees a potential Vietnam quagmire if […]

India Comes To The White House, All At Once

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I never expected to see so many faces of modern India as I saw Tuesday night. The White House’s state dinner, its first of the new administration, honored Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. It was every sequin and silk […]

Sarah Palin: Fooling None of the People All of the Time

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Last fall it seemed as if Sarah Palin would light a fuse and cause a social explosion. Behind her beauty-pageant smile lurked the shadow, the dark side of human nature. Her tactic of appealing to the worst impulses of the […]

Why aren’t we all in this together?

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This is a country where the haves help the have-nots. The House’s passage of sweeping health care reform proved that such a spirit is still alive, as it is during wars and depressions. But the massive holdouts in the House […]

Obama’s Invisible Victories

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From the left we are so used to disappointment that we almost need it, but let’s not indulge in sheer masochism. Politics isn’t always about the bottom line, and for me, President Obama’s invisible victories are immensely heartening. He has […]

A Fix-it President Hits the Wall–and It’s Us

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It would be difficult to imagine a more eloquent and timely case for health care reform than the one being made by Barack Obama. He has staked his early presidency on fulfilling one of his major campaign promises. Everyone agrees […]

When God Tells You to Hate

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The rise of incivility in this country is a symptom of mass psychopathology. Groups of people see other groups of people behaving badly, and this gives them permission to behave badly themselves. The same thing happens in families. If one […]

How to deal with Fox News

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If you hear someone softly crying “I’m melting, I’m melting” in the distance, it’s not the wicked witch from The Wizard of Oz but Fox News. One must listen through the din of hysteria that dominates almost every program. The […]

Shah Rukh Shame (By Gotham Chopra)

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Here’s my favorite celebrity encounter story. As residents of LA, on average we see one or two recognizable celebrities a week, most often in the Wholefoods down the street or the Starbucks a few blocks from our house. There are […]

What Britain’s Oldest Soldier Said

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A story crossed the Atlantic last week about funeral services for England’s last surviving veteran of World War I. Born in 1898, Harry Patch was 111 when he passed away last month in a nursing home. The rites for him […]

Free At Last – Welcome Home, Laura and Euna! (by Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

Watching Laura Ling and Euna Lee step off the plane this morning seemed like a scene from a movie.  It had all the drama – two young girls, after 140 days in captivity in the rogue nation of North Korea, […]

Thank You – Laura Ling and Euna Lee Pardoned (by Gotham Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

For the last few months, along with a few committed friends and supporters, I have attempted through blogs and articles to keep attention on the situation regarding my close friend Laura Ling and her colleague Euna Lee who were imprisoned […]

How to Be Pro-American

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Recently I wrote on the perils of being a super-power. Since the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989, the United States hasn’t fared well as the world’s only super-power, given our enormous fall in global approval and the misadventure […]

What’s Worse, Health Care or Cancer?

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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 […]

Can We Stop Being a Superpower, Please?

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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?)

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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 […]

Will Russia Join the World?

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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 […]

Firefighters and the Simmering Race Problem

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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 […]

Couples Counseling for India and Pakistan

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by Salman Ahmad and Deepak Chopra Suspicions over a cooked election in Iran have brought a glimmer of hope for real reform. It takes glimmers in the long, fractious fights that hold societies in thrall. Can we find one in […]

Mini Skirts, Yes. Burqas, No?

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If France had a humane, democratic record in its treatment of Muslim immigrants, one might be bemused by Pres. Sarkozy’s attempt to suppress the burqa. But the opposite is true. Arab immigrants are treated as second-class citizens, and the rightist […]

What comes next after sin?

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What comes next after sin? Improvement is a simple, natural impulse — everyone wants to see a better life for his family and society. But when you add the ingredient of sin, improvement becomes clouded. Is it an improvement to […]

Iran and the Paradox of Paradise

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To someone outside the Muslim world, the ideal of a pure Islamic state looks like a reactionary form of repression. The contradictions between a modern state and one based on the Quran, a divinely inspired document from the seventh century, […]

Laura Ling & Euna Lee – A Foreign Policy Crisis (by Gotham and Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

On the face of it, North Korea’s sentencing yesterday of Laura Ling and Euna Lee to 12 years of hard labor in one of their infamous labor camps is a devastating blow to all of those hoping for their rapid […]

Intend the Return of Laura Ling and Euna Lee

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In light of the recent sentencing of US journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee in North Korea, and the ongoing stalemate in US and North Korean relations, it is vital that we all hold in our hearts and minds the […]

Do we really want a mini Cold War?

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The issue of Iran’s nuclear threat escalates every day, but it is already wearisome — one more threat to add to a pile that’s too high already. Several weeks ago Iran launched a solid fuel missile capable of striking Israel. […]

Obama’s Call to the Faithful

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President Obama’s superlative speech at Cairo University will be much analyzed. It was, as expected, an address that was rational, intelligent, eloquent, and fair. In stark contrast to George Bush’s catch phrase, “clash of civilizations,” Obama made every effort to […]

Obama and North Korea – Not too much to ask (By Gotham and Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

For centuries Cairo University in Egypt has been the home to progressive thinkers, provocative activists, and dynamic policy-makers that have had a profound impact on the course of Human history from the days of Cleopatra to Anwar Sadat to President […]

Sign the Petition to Free Laura Ling and Euna Lee (By Gotham and Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

Pay attention, please. It matters.  Please take the time to review, contemplate, and sign the following petition: http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/free-euna-and-laura This Thursday, June 4th (Wednesday Night in the US), Laura Ling and Euna Lee, two American journalists will go on trial in […]

Can We Have Security Without Fear?

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The war of words between President Obama and Dick Cheney has exposed a rancorous divide over national security. Mr. Cheney states flatly that there is no middle ground on the issue. There is no such thing as being half-safe, he […]

Is it morning in the world?

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This is a column about optimism and why there’s reason to feel it. Over the weekend one of the news shows referred to “morning in America.” That was Ronald Reagan’s call to optimism thirty years ago. The country was demoralized […]

What You Can Do For Laura Ling and Euna Lee (By Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

A few years ago, I was sitting on my computer when I received an email from my brother, Gotham Chopra.  I panicked as I read the words.  Gotham was writing from a holding cell beneath an airport in an Islamic […]

Greening Our Communities: An Exclusive Podcast with Green Author Nancy H. Taylor (By Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

As it takes a village to raise a child, it will take many villages to begin healing the planet. We will need greener homes, greener schools and greener hospitals. Not only that, we will also need more recycling centers, organic […]

The Toxic Residue of Torture

posted by Admin

It seems clear that the question of torture won’t go away. It would be easier to talk about moving ahead. Images of Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo belong in nightmares. As a physician, my personal nightmare is of the doctors who […]

Fighting the Good Fight for Mother Earth with Activist Simran Sethi (by Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

For our first podcast interview of our exclusive “30 Days to a Greener You” series, I have the honor and privilege of introducing to all of you award-winning green journalist and Intent Voice blogger Simran Sethi–who also happens to be […]

Ending the meltdown melodrama

posted by dchopra

A new poll has brought some welcome news. When asked, “Do you think the country is headed in the right direction?” more responders say yes than no. This is in stark contrast to the latter stages of the Bush administration, […]

The Tragedy of Farmers Suicides in India

posted by Mallika Chopra

Last week, a blog I wrote entitled 1500 Farmers Commit Suicide: A Wake Up Call for Humanity was virally shared online, and was the featured story on the home page of Huffington Post. Referencing a story from The Independent that […]

The Gospel According to Fox News

posted by dchopra

It’s mysterious how swiftly a society can collectively change its mind. As rapidly as the financial markets crashed, so has Fox News’s credibility. What was gospel to an entire segment of voters and viewers just a few months ago has […]

Obama: Our plumber-in-chief

posted by dchopra

Although the Presidency is about issues, challenges, and complex negotiations, there’s another side. With every new President we get the pleasure of watching a human being adapt to the office. Very quickly an image emerges. Barack Obama entered the White […]

The dilemma of the “good” Muslim

posted by dchopra

Even before his inauguration, President Obama signaled a change of attitude toward Islam. He renounced the term “war on terror” and has never even flirted with another right-wing favorite, “clash of civilizations.” Since taking office he has addressed the Islamic […]

Dalai Lama Banned from Attending South Africa Peace Conference (Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

According to news reports that came in last week, the Dalai Lama was denied a visa from the South Africa government to attend a peace conference in Johannesburg that would have been attended by five other Nobel Peace prize winners. […]

A self-help kit for closed minds

posted by dchopra

President Obama is meeting with resistance to some of his biggest and most daring plans for change. He repeats over and over that he is open to suggestions from all sides. When the Republicans balked at his current budget, he […]

Our invisible safety net — will it hold us up?

posted by dchopra

America’s safety net is fraying, and that’s a problem, because it was an invisible net to begin with. The issue of safety nets isolates us in the world. We don’t like to think that we are a cruel, careless, or […]

What to Do About “Mad as Hell”

posted by dchopra

People are incredibly angry these days. The governing class in America fears a “populist backlash,” as the New York Times dubbed it. They are worried that if ordinary Americans get mad enough, they will derail recovery plans. But this isn’t […]

President Obama, how about a peace dividend?

posted by dchopra

What if the worst trouble spots in the world started turning a profit? Would that be a realistic approach to peace after so many other approaches have failed? An old idea along these lines is coming back to life, known […]

Rush Limbaugh: Icon of Anti-Morality

posted by dchopra

When Michael Steele, the hapless chairman of the Republican Party, lost his bearings and called Rush Limbaugh’s style ugly and incendiary, everyone knew it was the truth. But it was a perfect example of an inconvenient truth. The right wing […]

Slumdog Millionaire: Dilemma of a New India

posted by dchopra

After its sweeping win at the Oscars last Sunday, Slumdog Millionaire seems like the movie everyone wants, and perhaps needs. It has all the ingredients of escapist fare from the Great Depression — a populist hero who overcomes all odds […]

Our biggest “toxic asset”: ideology

posted by dchopra

The government is trying to solve the problem of toxic assets that have infected America’s biggest banks. But apparently it hasn’t disinfected its own toxic asset — political ideology. It was ideology that made House Republicans vote against the first […]

Pakistan’s Hellish Road to Paradise

posted by dchopra

What can we do when one man’s Paradise is another man’s brutal dictatorship? This question faces the world once again with regard to Pakistan. It was announced on February 16th that the Pakistani government had reached an agreement with the […]

Can Values Save The Economy?

posted by dchopra

Strange as it sounds, the recent collapse of the economy was predicted in a nursery rhyme. Every child in past generations learned it, although I don’t know if they do now. For want of a nail the shoe was lost. […]

A military solution to a war on terrorism is doomed

posted by dchopra

Deepak Chopra, Ken Robinson It’s a sore temptation to hunt down Osama bin Laden – one of the most consistent campaign promises made by President Obama – and yet there are strong arguments against it. U.S. forces would have to […]

Obama Used the Word Muslims Want to Hear – Respect

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section/ in response to their question: At his inauguration, President Obama said: “To the Muslim world, we seek a new way forward, based on mutual interest and mutual respect.” Is that possible? […]

Barack Obama and the Noble Lie

posted by dchopra

Some commentators have called 2008 “the moment of truth election.” The phrase seems to expand in all directions. It’s the moment of truth for an out of control financial system and hapless home owners in over their heads. It’s the […]

Deepak Chopra Interview by Gotham Chopra on MTV (Part 1)

posted by Admin

Deepak Chopra takes on a one-on-one interview with his son, Gotham, and gets to the bottom of youth culture in India, China and the Middle East.

How to Defeat Hamas — Face Up to the Truth

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washingtion Post On Faith section in response to their question: Hamas leaders claim that their understanding of Islam makes Israel’s survival a theological and moral impossibility. What’s your response to that? How should Israel respond? How […]

Dear Mr. Obama, It’s Time For a Peace Plan That Works

posted by dchopra

Israel’s massive assault on Gaza is the worst sort of déjà vu all over again. As news commentators wearily point out that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is a never-ending story, there are shifts in that story. The most important was George […]

Memo to President-Elect Obama

posted by dchopra

You have been elected by the first anti-war constituency since 1952, when Eisenhower was elected after promising to end the Korean War. But ending a war isn’t the same as bringing peace. America has been on a war footing since […]

Arab-Israeli rage-again (Gotham Chopra)

posted by Gotham Chopra

Somewhere in Tel Aviv right now there are a couple of dozen Israelis excitedly preparing for a New Years’ bash that sadly will be their last. Likewise in Gaza or the West Bank there are a couple hundred Palestinians that […]

If Terrorism Is a Cancer, Treat It Like One

posted by dchopra

In the spirit of President-elect Obama’s call for unity, the present divide between opponents and supporters of the war in Iraq needs to be healed. On one side, as represented by President Bush in his exit interviews, the war is […]

Opinionators in Paradise

posted by dchopra

It’s a golden time to have an opinion. Broadcasting your personal viewpoint to the world has never been easier. The chances of fame, if only momentary, are the same for millions of bloggers. The risk of retribution is basically nil. […]

Cursed are the peacemakers

posted by dchopra

The catastrophic and horrendous attacks in Mumbai are being labeled as India’s 9/11. Several thousand innocent civilians have already died in India as the result of bombings over the past few years. But this particular attack, striking at the most […]

Prem Uncle’s story: A family member murdered in Hindu-Muslim carnage (Gotham Chopra)

posted by Gotham Chopra

“We didn’t have much use for these, you know: Hindus, Muslims. You live there. I live there. We were kids, then, really just kids. And neighbors.” I could tell from the way that Prem uncle said this, with a tight […]

What Happened in Mumbai is Very Personal (Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

As many of you have read, Dorothy Rabinowicz from the Wall Street Journal wrote an opinion piece on my father’s (Deepak Chopra) comments on CNN after the Mumbai bombings. As I told a friend this morning, one thing about my […]

A fuller and more personal response to Ms. Dorothy Rabinowitz’s attack in the Wall Street Journal

posted by dchopra

When I first read Ms. Rabinowitz personal attacks on me as the lead article on the opinion page of the Wall Street Journal, I have to confess that my first reaction was that she was an ethnocentric racist and prejudiced […]

Response to the Wall Street Journal

posted by dchopra

Dear Friends, The Wall Street Journal recently published an article critical on some comments that I made on CNN and at the same time made some derogatory and personal attacks. Both I and my son, Gotham Chopra, responded and Wall […]

My Response to Dorothy Rabinowitz and the WSJ (Gotham Chopra)

posted by Gotham Chopra

As many already know, my father Deepak Chopra (along with thousands of others) has taken a vow of non-violence in all his actions and words. As a result, he’s unable to respond that aggressively to an article written by Dorothy […]

Mumbai Mess (Gotham Chopra)

posted by Gotham Chopra

All through Thanksgiving at the Chopra house, we discussed vigorously the terrifying situation in Mumbai. All intelligence so far points to the fact that the perpetrators of these attacks belong to Islamic militant sects. How shocking. Keep in mind that […]

How to Prevent Another Mumbai

posted by dchopra

Before the economy eclipsed everything else, the country was feeling better about Iraq. The war was winding down. The insurgents were being steadily pacified. Then along came Mumbai, and their 9/11, as Indians view it, reignited our own past fears. […]

When the emperor was dying

posted by dchopra

When Barack Obama’s remarkable eloquence was dismissed as “just words” during the primary campaign, he survived the criticism. Telling the truth and offering inspiration aren’t just words. They are incredibly important in keeping a society together. Now Obama faces another […]

The Taj is Burning (by Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

We were at the airport heading to Phoenix for Thanksgiving when my mother called to see if we knew what was going on in Bombay. She said the Taj Hotel had been attacked, and was burning. For an instant, I […]

Attacks in Mumbai (by Gotham Chopra)

posted by Gotham Chopra

Because the situation in Mumbai remains fluid, it’s hard to say too much at this early stage. But early reports indicate that today’s terror attacks in India’s most populous city have all the hallmarks of Islamic militant organizations like Al […]

Mumbai Attacks – Deepak Chopra transcript from Larry King Live

posted by Admin

(CNN) — The Indian city of Mumbai exploded into chaos early Thursday morning as gunmen launched a series of attacks across the country’s commercial capital, killing scores of people and taking hostages in two luxury hotels frequented by Westerners. Deepak […]

How About the Church of Hope?

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: President-elect Obama hasn’t been to church in three weeks, saying he doesn’t want to disrupt the service for others. Reagan and Bush said the same thing, […]

Is it time for dinosaur feathers?

posted by dchopra

Sometimes life takes a creative leap that’s almost miraculous. Nobody knows how this happens, and it can never be predicted. You’d never know, looking at a reptile’s round, hard, shiny scales, that they could genetically morph into feathers. Paleontologists know […]

How To Be Happy in a Recession

posted by dchopra

When a box turtle is crossing the road and it hears a car coming, it reacts by drawing in its head and feet, contracting for protection. Evolution has kept turtles alive for hundreds of millions of years that way. What […]

Convulsions, Sobs, and Laughter

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: What does the election of Barack Obama as president say about America? What does it say to the world? The phrase in my title comes from […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Obama Is “Wake Up,” McCain Is “Let Me Sleep”

posted by Admin

The urgency that anyone feels, or doesn’t feel, about the 2008 election rests on the issue of waking up. Over two-thirds of Americans tell pollsters that the country is on the wrong track. Dissatisfaction with government is rife. Looming crises […]

Becoming a Unit of Peace Consciousness (Part 4)

posted by dchopra

Continuing the daily themes for peacemakers, today’s peace practice is: Speaking for Peace Today, the purpose of speaking is to create happiness in the listener. Have this intention: Today every word I utter will be chosen consciously. I will refrain […]

The Economics of Sin and Virtue

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: Are the economy’s recent financial failures also moral failures? Are credit and debt religious issues? Do you have faith in the economy? Money lies closer to […]

Obama and the Palin Effect (Part 2)

posted by dchopra

My post a few weeks ago on Sarah Palin acting as Barack Obama’s psychological shadow triggered a lot of people. I thought it would be worthwhile to talk about how one deals with the shadow once it breaks out and […]

Why Obama Needs to Reach Deeper

posted by dchopra

The race has changed, now what? All reports indicate that the Obama camp is rife with confusion about where they stand in the face of the meteoric rise of Sarah Palin and John McCain’s ability to bring the Republican Party […]

What’s Good for GM Is Good for God

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin recently suggested that a gas pipeline is “God’s will” and the Iraq war is “a task that is from God.” Are […]

The Oprah Factor (by Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

Should Oprah have Sarah Palin on her show? Oprah Winfrey this year did something she has never done before. She used her celebrity status to promote Obama as a presidential candidate. Oprah’s support undoubtedly brought him incredible exposure. Todays controversy […]

Is Palin Supposed to Attract the Women Vote? (by Mallika Chopra)

posted by Mallika Chopra

In choosing 1st term Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin as his VP pick, McCain and his advisors have demonstrated how thick headed they are when it comes to women. Do they honestly believe women are so stupid to vote purely for […]

Obama and the Tragedy of Apathy

posted by dchopra

Listening to Barack Obama’s acceptance speech, I got two messages. The first was tactical. Like a general mapping out a battle strategy, Obama has listened carefully to his critics, and in the speech he rolled out rebuttals, one by one, […]

Silence of the Lamb

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: Advise John McCain and Barack Obama on the role religion should play in their presidential campaigns. This will be a short response: I’d advise both candidates […]

When Illusions Refuse to Die (Part 3)

posted by dchopra

The saddest part about the period of sleepwalking that the U.S. has experienced over the past eight years is that we don’t have to return to the status quo before Bush was elected. History can move forward to the benefit […]

“Forgive Me, I’m Sorry I Got Caught”

posted by Admin

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: Another politician (John Edwards) has admitted to having an extramarital affair, and another spouse (Elizabeth Edwards) has been forgiving. At what point does a person of […]

When Illusions Refuse to Die (Part 1)

posted by dchopra

Societies don’t remain the same after a war but find that they have radically changed. Sometimes the change is catastrophic, sometimes not. But it can never be ignored. A major undercurrent in the 2008 presidential campaign centers on this fact, […]

Excuse Me, How Does It Feel to Be Poor?

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: What’s your response to this question from a Post national poll of low-wage workers? “What role does God or your faith play in helping you get […]

Does a New Start Have a Chance?

posted by dchopra

Barack Obama’s eloquence in the defense of idealism hasn’t changed since Iowa, but reaction to it has. He is accused of favoring uplifting rhetoric over hard policy choices. Some commentators complain that for them, the thrilling speeches of the primary […]

The Army Fights “With God on Our Side”

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith section in response to their question: The ACLU has asked the U.S. Naval Academy to end prayers at mandatory meals, and yet all branches of the service employ chaplains. What is the […]

Pitiful, Helpless Giant, Act II

posted by dchopra

The specter of a defeated America remains the single most powerful motivator for national policy. As a country, victory is the only viable option. After two world wars in which America played the role of rescuer (the New World coming […]

May the Best Image Win, For Once

posted by dchopra

Great events tend to move more by image than by realities. At their most powerful, images are perceptions that grip the mind stronger than statistics, scientific studies, expert testimony, education, and the other tools of reason. We are experiencing a […]

“No Surrender” vs. Lapel Pins

posted by dchopra

One aspect of modern politics has been to elevate the trivial to unheard of heights. By any serious measure Barack Obama holds an enormous advantage over John McCain. His poise, intelligence, and charisma are undeniable, as is the utter ruin […]

Racism Bites Back, Using Religion as its Pawn

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post On Faith in response to their question regarding Senator Obama’s decision to leave United Trinity Church.

Think Again (Gotham Chopra)

posted by Gotham Chopra

Forgive me for not providing the link right here, but just read an article in today’s NYTIMES about the State Department revoking its Fulbright scholarship grants to a number of Palestinian students in Gaza. The reason? Because Israel is unwilling […]

Why Do Political Lies Work?

posted by dchopra

Anyone who wants to reform American politics has to seriously consider the pros and cons of lying. Telling people what they want to hear has rarely lost an election. Yet nobody wants to be on the Titanic, reassured that what […]

The Pressure To Be Good

posted by dchopra

In a recent interview for his new book on democracy, Bill Moyers presented the bleakest face of goodness that one could imagine. He is too gentle to mount a jeremiad, yet Moyers’ recent career has been one long lamentation. He […]

Politicians and the Cycle of Lying

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post by Deepak Chopra in response to their question: The percentage of voters who find Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama “honest and trustworthy” is declining as the campaign wears on. Why? From a moral standpoint, […]

Obama and “I’m Just Like You” Politics (by Deepak Chopra)

posted by dchopra

In recent weeks Barack Obama has been faulted for, among other things, misunderstanding working-class gun owners and church goers, bowling a 37, wanting a Philly cheese steak with goat cheese instead of Cheez Whiz, and associating with a former Sixties […]

Pope Benedict and the Mystery of Two Worlds

posted by dchopra

An article in the Washington Post by Deepak Chopra on the Pope’s visit. Pope Benedict and the Mystery of Two Worlds

Tibet Isn’t a Buddhist Litmus Test

posted by dchopra

As the violence in Tibet has continued, the Dalai Lama issued a stern statement that he could not align himself with insurrection in his home country. Buddhism rests on several pillars, one of which is nonviolence. Tibet quickly became a […]

The Bill Arrives for a Free War (by Deepak Chopra)

posted by dchopra

Watching the troubles of the economy, some observers don’t want a bailout for either Wall St. or stressed homeowners who find themselves in over their heads. The phrase “moral hazard” is being tossed around as shorthand for “You took the […]

Why Wright Versus Wrong Matters

posted by Admin

An article by Deepak Chopra in the Washington Post in response to the question: How should Barack Obama have responded to inflammatory remarks made by his former pastor, Dr. Jeremiah Wright? Are you responsible for what your spiritual leader says […]

Why Jesus Lost the Nomination

posted by Admin

An article in Newsweek/Washington Post by Deepak Chopra in response to their question: If the historical Jesus were running for president, what kind of candidate would he be? Republican or Democrat? Why Jesus Lost the Nomination

Can Charisma Really Bring Change? (by Deepak Chopra)

posted by dchopra

It’s generally acknowledged that Hillary Clinton’s campaign has stalled on the wrong side of a charisma gap. The Democratic electorate has surged to follow Barack Obama, and yet this doesn’t signal that Hillary is unpopular — she still earns a […]

Memory and Machiavelli

posted by dchopra

There has been much decrying in the anti-war movement of deception and disinformation, accusing the Bush administration of using both tactics to fool the American people into the invasion of Iraq. Little has been said about the shallowness of political […]

The Audacity of Enlightenment (by Deepak Chopra)

posted by dchopra

Although Barack Obama’s slogan is “the audacity of hope,” the words have deeper connotations at this moment. One of the most powerful, I think, is the audacity to wake up. In order for the right wing to succeed in its […]

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