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Entries by Deepak Chopra from 06/2009

Obama's Call to the Faithful

| Posted 06.05.2009 | World

As civilized as it was for Obama to extend a hand to the faithful, Muslims cannot have it both ways. They can't demand respect while using religion as a reactionary force.

Do We Really Want a Mini Cold War?

| Posted 06.08.2009 | World

Either Iran will be treated like a mini-Soviet Union, a nation of bogeymen with deeply evil intentions, or we will find another way.

Mainstream Medicine and the Oprah Factor

| Posted 06.09.2009 | Healthy Living

If people still trusted the health care industry, then it would be unnecessary to brand Oprah for "crazy talk" simply because she provides a forum for ideas outside of mainstream medicine.

In Hopes of the Return of Laura Ling and Euna Lee

| Posted 06.11.2009 | World

Let's keep the following points in mind as we begin a conversation with the North Korean government for their return.

Iran and the Paradox of Paradise

| Posted 06.17.2009 | World

The contradictions between a modern state and one based on the Quran are simply too great. The issue of theocracy comes down to that.

What Comes Next After Sin?

| Posted 06.22.2009 | Healthy Living

Improvement is a simple, natural impulse -- everyone wants to see a better life for his family and society. But is it an improvement to deny women education and health care?

Mini Skirts, Yes. Burqas, No?

| Posted 06.25.2009 | World

A secular society has no business making decisions based on religion, and that means in either direction. If God is neutral toward the mini skirt, he is neutral toward the burqa.

A Tribute to My Friend, Michael Jackson

| Posted 06.26.2009 | Entertainment

Michael's mixture of mystery, isolation, indulgence, overwhelming global fame, and personal loneliness was intimately known to me. As easy as it was to love him, his death seemed almost fated.

High on Fame: Michael Jackson and Enabling Doctors

| Posted 06.28.2009 | Healthy Living

Whether or not Michael Jackson's sudden death was directly caused by prescription drugs, this tragedy highlights the need to crackdown on M.D.s who become enablers of addiction.

Couples Counseling for India and Pakistan

| Posted 06.29.2009 | World

Suspicions over a cooked election in Iran have brought a glimmer of hope for real reform. Can we find one in the toxic fight that has plagued India-Pakistan relations for six decades?