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Why Does Democracy Not Make Sense?

Morgan Y. Liu | Posted 09.21.2016 | World
Morgan Y. Liu

For those living outside of north Atlantic countries, there appears to be a limit to what a democratic political system can accomplish in addressing their societies' deepest problems, founded on systemic inequality and injustice.

Is Physics the Next Guru?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.20.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Deepak Chopra

The worldview of modern physics teases us with spiritual suggestions like the discovery -- premature it seems -- of the "God particle." That nickname ...

Can Reality Set Us Free? The Puzzle of Complementarity (Part 3)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 07.20.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

As the uniting factor that sets us free, "consciousness" is a term that is repugnant to many scientists -- mostly from an older generation -- and mysterious to all. But that doesn't excuse blindness and neglect.

Your Brain Is the Universe -- Part 1

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

What if there is physical evidence that the brain is a quantum device, and that its design reflects the cosmos in an uncanny way that cannot be by chance?

The Future of Learning Is Hard to Predict

Maria Voles Ferguson | Posted 05.06.2013 | TED Weekends
Maria Voles Ferguson

2013-02-27-tedprizepullDr. Mitra talks fondly about the network of British "grannies" he has enlisted to teach children online and offer encouragement, but what about all the other issues that so often compromise a child's ability to learn and grow?

Occupy Wall Street Movement: 'It's About the Process, Stupid'

Dr. Robert Aziz | Posted 12.10.2011 | Politics
Dr. Robert Aziz

Given our human bias not to take seriously anything that is not served up to us in the form of absolutes, it is beyond annoying that the in-your-face ...

Reclaiming America's Leadership Role: Barack Obama and Democratic Culture

Dr. Robert Aziz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Robert Aziz

Antithetical to the way of power inclusivity and process, which is to say, the equanimity to see and gather to oneself problems in their actuality and complexity, which Obama has embodied.

Democracy Unbound: The Freeing of Democratic Process from the Tyranny of False Absolutes and False Certainties

Dr. Robert Aziz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Robert Aziz

The human need for certainty and the human need for meaning are not unrelated. It is unfortunately the case, however, that certainty, unlike genuine meaning, can be cheaply acquired.