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Science is used to being dominant, and religion is used to being defensive–these are familiar poses for two worldviews, the one being on the rise, the other on the decline. Generally when an entire belief system is on the decline, […]

When spirituality and physics started to be linked, many scientists called it the use of metaphor. It couldn’t literally be true that there was a Tao of Physics that linked quantum mechanics to ancient Chinese philosophy. At best there might […]

The primary difficult with God isn’t belief–more than 80% of US responders tell pollsters that they believe God exists. The problem is that God is irrelevant, providing few if any practical benefits in daily life. In an age of faith […]

In every religion that believes in a personal God, there’s a connection between the divine and the human. A personal God created life, and he (or she) cherishes his creation. No love is more intense than divine love. No anger […]

By Chelsea Roff Chelsea Roff: Your book is titled, God: A Story of Revelation. How do you personally define God? Deepak Chopra: God is the infinite potential that becomes the universe and the awareness of the universe in conscious beings.  God […]

Once a self-help term becomes shopworn, it needs to be refreshed. I think this is true of terms like faith, compassion, unconditional love, and gratitude. Let me address the last one.  How is gratitude a useful expression of spirituality?  No […]

In the first post, the question was raised whether a better future can be imagined out of the dire situation we find ourselves in.  At the present moment we rely on science to answer our deepest questions. But science isn’t […]

Everyone, I think, wants a better future, even when troubled times arise and a better future seems far away. Our leaders are forced to keep their spirits up by promising a vision of the future – that’s how they stay […]

In this series of posts about science and spirituality I’ve left God for last, even though God has become the hottest topic as we struggle toward the future. The arguments against belief in God have been stridently raised by a […]

An outspoken band of atheists has chalked up an impressive record of articles, best-selling books, and wide public recognition. To buttress their arguments against the existence of God, leading anti-religionists like Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins have borrowed the prestige […]

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