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REPLY ALL: Deepak Chopra On World Peace, Cactus Juice And His Waistline

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Marlo Thomas checks in with the serene and soulful mind-and-body master.

If you could write a personal slogan that you live by, what would it be?
“Easy come, easy go.”

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?
My waistline.

What is your greatest fear?
Sorry, don’t have any.

Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
“Do you love me?”

Who is your personal hero?
My mother.

Who or what always makes you laugh?
Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity, Bill OReilly.

What is always at your bedside?
My wife.

In your wallet?
Love poems of Rumi.

What do you collect?
Memories.

What is your obsession?
A peaceful, just, sustainable, healthy and happy world.

Which of the seven deadly sins is your favorite?
I don’t believe in minor vices. Only major ones.

What is always in your refrigerator?
Cactus juice.

What do you find sexy? What turns you on?
Passionate people.

What brings you peace?
Silence.

Which song or songs would make the perfect soundtrack for your life?
Beethoven’s Fifth.

Who’s your favorite bad guy?
Me.

If you were a stripper, what would you choose for your stage name?
Deep Stuff.

What's the most useless piece of advice you've ever received?
“Don’t take yourself seriously.”

What do you remember most about your first kiss?
Peppermint flavor.

Deepak's latest book, Spiritual Solutions: Answers to Life's Greatest Challenges, is now available on Amazon.com.

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