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Deepak Chopra and Intent

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Can Science and Religion Save Each Other? (Part 2)

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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, […]

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God Is the New Physics

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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 […]

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Naïve Realism, Or the Strange Case of Physics and Fake Philosophers (Part 2)

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By Deepak Chopra, MD and Menas Kafatos,PhD   Scientists have assigned  the role of Mister Answer to science, the source of knowledge on every subject. This is peculiar because science does not accept a complete body of knowledge at any […]

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Getting Zombies Excited (It Takes a Million-Dollar Challenge)

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In science, problems get solved faster when the pot begins to boil. Dormant questions need motivation, which is why I posed a million-dollar challenge to anyone in the materialist camp who could demonstrate how matter turns into mind. (Please see […]

Hidden Truths: Going Beyond Common-Sense Reality (Part 2)

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By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., and Subhash Kak, Ph.D. Although everyone as a practical matter accepts “reality as given” – the world presented by the five senses – that common-sense version of the world was radically undermined over a century ago […]

Hidden Truths: Going Beyond Common-Sense Reality (Part 1)

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By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., and Subhash Kak, Ph.D. Despite their many divergences, science and philosophy are both led forward by reality. This is inevitable if facts, concepts, axioms, and other mental models are to be reliable. There are two ongoing […]

The Rise and Fall of Militant Skepticism (Part 3)

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By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP and Jordan Flesher, BA Psychology   The bond between militant atheism and militant skepticism has been unusually strong, to the point where attacks on religion are delivered as if no rational, science-mined person could object. In two […]

Can the Truth Come Back With a Capital “T“? (Part 2)

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By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP, Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman University, P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, FRCP, Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor […]

Richard Dawkins Plays God, the Video

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As a defender of atheism, Richard Dawkins has publicly declared that religion is the “root of all evil,” which became the title of his first big television hit in the UK, broadcast in 2006. Its follow-up, in 2007, allowed me […]

God Will Be Back Tomorrow (Really)

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Can a secular age return to an age of faith? No. Despite the hopes of people who still follow traditional religions, the modern age is too entrenched in its values to ever regain faith as it was once known. The […]

Set Science Free – A review by Donald D. Hoffman

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Rupert Sheldrake tells us in the preface to his book Set Science Free: 10 Paths to New Discovery that “I have written this book because I believe that the sciences will be more exciting and engaging when they move beyond […]

Interview with Deepak Chopra on Consciousness, God, & the Nature of Belief

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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 […]

A Consciousness Based Science

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By Deepak Chopra, MD, FACP, Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman University, and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Joseph P. and Rose F. Kennedy Professor of Neurology at Harvard University, and Director of the Genetics and […]

Possibly a New World (Part 2)

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It’s a well-worn truth that the modern world is built upon science and technology. But this truth doesn’t dominate everyday life as much as one might think. Science is materialistic, and it explains the world through objective data. People lead […]

Winning Back the Future: Here’s how! – Part 2

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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 […]

Winning Back the Future: Here’s How! (Part 1)

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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 […]

Science Consciousness & God

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Deepak talks about the limitations of science in understanding consciousness. www.deepakchopra.com Follow Deepak on Twitter

War of the Worldviews: Let’s Talk God

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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 […]

Science vs Spirituality-Who Needs God?: Larry King Interview pt.2

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Part 2 of an interview where Larry King discusses the book War of the Worldviews with co-authors Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow

Science vs Spirituality: Larry King Interview

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Part 1 of an interview where Larry King discusses the book War of the Worldviews with co-authors Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow

War of the Worldviews: Let’s Talk Brain and Mind

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People are surprised and often offended to discover that the truth is shifting, and yet a shift always happens at the moment of greatest uncertainty. If you canvassed a hundred neuroscientists about where the mind comes from, it would be […]

War of the Worldviews: A statement on science and spirituality

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by Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow   As we travel around the country promoting our new book, War of the Worldviews: Science vs. Spirituality, people are asking about the major points of contention between science (the worldview represented by Leonard Mlodinow) […]

I Am: Therefore God Is

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Deepak talks about the role of consciousness and the observer in creation. Order War of the Worldviews http://www.deepakchopra.com Follow Deepak on Twitter

Science vs. Spirituality: Deepak Chopra And Leonard Mlodinow Discuss ‘War Of The Worldviews’

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n this hour long video, Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow debate science and spirituality moderated by Paul Brandeis Raushenbush, Senior Religion Editor for The Huffington Post. This conversation was streamed live on Oct. 4, 2011 on the date of the […]

War of the Worldviews: Let’s Talk Cosmos

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  “Cosmos” used to mean God, or the gods, sitting in Heaven looking down on Earth; now it means billions of galaxies expanding into a unknown void.  As explanations go, there seems to be no contest. Because science dominates our […]

Is There Any Definition of Spirituality That Science Could Ever Accept?

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Deepak answers questions about the nature of spiritual knowledge, self-awareness and science? These questions are from readers of book War of the Worldviews: Science vs. Spirituality by Deepak Chopra and Leonard Mlodinow

When Mythology Crumbles (It’s Happening Now)

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Anyone who equates myth with superstition would claim that we live in a world that has gone beyond mythology. Science is proud of vanquishing superstition, and a certain vocal contingent of atheists use science to bolster their belief that God […]

No More Science Please, I’ve Already Made Up My Mind

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We live in a society saturated by science, and every year we hear alarming reports that unless we educate more scientists, America will lose its position as number 1 in research and technology (some experts believe we’ve slid out of […]

Previous Posts

Is Physics the Next Guru?
The worldview of modern physics teases us with spiritual suggestions like the discovery—premature it seems—of the “God particle.” That nickname embarrasses some in the field, but ever since Fritjof Capra’s book The Tao of Physics, the ...

posted 11:48:13am Apr. 20, 2015 | read full post »

Synchronicity, Evolution, and Your Genes (Part 3)
  By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Jordan Flesher, MA Psychology   Two views of the universe have been contending with each other to explain why human beings exist. The first view holds that human beings are not special in any way. ...

posted 10:38:46am Apr. 13, 2015 | read full post »

Synchronicity, Evolution, and Your Genes (Part 2)
Everyone has had a meaningful coincidence happen to them--the classic example is thinking of someone's name and the next minute that person telephones, or seeing an unusual word in your mind's eye and then running across that word the next time ...

posted 12:03:58am Apr. 06, 2015 | read full post »

Synchronicity, Evolution, and Your Genes (Part 1)
By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Jordan Flesher, BA Psychology   Over the past decade, the hunt for genetic connections with behavior as intensified. For any experience, there must be a physical activity in the brain—otherwise, the ...

posted 10:56:38am Mar. 30, 2015 | read full post »

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, ...

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

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