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Entries by Deepak Chopra from 05/2008

The Dalai Lama

| Posted 05.01.2008 | Politics

An article in TIME magazine on the Dalai Lama The Dalai Lama Click: www.intentblog.com www.deepakchopra.com ...

Evil and the Addiction to Pain (Part 1)

| Posted 05.02.2008 | Politics

Common sense tells us that people naturally seek pleasure and avoid pain, but common sense is wrong. Pain is rarely a deterrent from destructive behavior.

Evil and the Addiction to Pain (Part 2)

| Posted 05.05.2008 | Huffington Post

In the generation before Shakespeare, the French essayist Montaigne remarked that cruelty and vengeance are so inherent in human nature that we wouldn...

Politicians and the Cycle of Lying

| Posted 05.06.2008 | Huffington Post

An article in the Washington Post in response to their question: The percentage of voters who find Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama "honest and trus...

The Pressure To Be Good

| Posted 05.09.2008 | Huffington Post

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 m...

The Real Cure For Evil Is Also the Fastest

| Posted 05.12.2008 | Huffington Post

I have no patience for theories of universal evil -- that is, attributing evil to Satan, the fall of man, genes, human nature, or unnamed dark forces...

The New Evangelicalism: "Not to Attack or Exclude"

| Posted 05.13.2008 | Healthy Living

Some Christian leaders issued "An Evangelical Manifesto" last week to depoliticize the term 'evangelical.'

Why Do Political Lies Work?

| Posted 05.16.2008 | Politics

Anyone who wants to reform American politics has to seriously consider the pros and cons of lying.

Let Me Not to the Marriage of True Minds ...

| Posted 05.21.2008 | Politics

The California Supreme Court has overturned that state's ban on gay marriage. Is marriage a legal right or a sacred rite? Should the state be involved in marriage? Should religious institutions?

The Amorality of the Free Market

| Posted 05.28.2008 | Huffington Post

An article in the Washington Post On Faith in response to their question: Greed, one of the seven deadly sins, is seen as a major factor in the housin...