Deepak Chopra and Intent
August 2009 Archives

The current debate over healthcare reform has been about politics and money. There is no escaping either factor. Huge vested interests are spending millions of dollars a day to pressure Congress into minimal reform. But even if the political system […]

Scotland freed the terminally ill Lockerbie bomber last week so he could die at home in Libya. “Our beliefs dictate that justice be served, but mercy be shown,” a Scottish official said. Did Scotland do the right thing? Should we […]

A doctor who’s in the thick of the current health-care debate made a crucial point when he told me that the real issue shouldn’t be limited to medical insurance reform rather an entire medical-care reform. It’s been rightly said that […]

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We were told from the start that health-care reform would be tough. On one side stands the public, with its tangled needs for medical care. What would be best for them? President Obama’s town meetings have outlined the basics: lower […]

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 […]

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 […]