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Existence

A Better Answer to "Who Am I?"

Deepak Chopra | Posted 03.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

The casual belief that "I" is very easy to define comes from everyday life. Everyone uses the word all the time, which gives a false sense of security. "I" is the first person, the experiencer. We hang all kinds of labels on it.

Breaking Good 2

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2013 | TV
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

People might say: the finale was anti-climactic. Of course, it was. The show itself was the climax: we have witnessed Walter White climb the vertical of existential freedom for five seasons. But the agony-ecstasy of living has to eventually end. And tonight it did...

52 Things I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

Rev. Peter M. Wallace | Posted 11.30.2013 | Religion
Rev. Peter M. Wallace

1. Life is good. Not always, but mostly. And when it is not so good, be assured it will get better.

The Meaning of Life -- Or at Least University Life

The University of Central Florida Forum | Posted 10.14.2013 | College
The University of Central Florida Forum

It is precisely the minutia, the day to day, the way in which you get from the first day of school to the day you graduate that will define the quality of your answer to that question: "What does it all mean?"

Why Do Evil and Suffering Exist?

Jeffrey Small | Posted 03.08.2013 | Home
Jeffrey Small

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideoCan we combine the insights from religion and science in making sense of death and suffering?

I Am, You Are, We Are... Connected

GAIAM TV | Posted 03.06.2013 | Healthy Living
GAIAM TV

What's wrong with our world? What can we do about it? These two questions shaped the profound documentary I Am, produced by Tom Shadyac, director, screenwriter and producer.

Why 'A Universe From Nothing' Should Mean Everything

Rebecca Searles | Posted 10.24.2012 | Science
Rebecca Searles

Just think: Right now, you are the universe reflecting on itself (it doesn't get much more meta than that). To choose to see that as "nothing" would be the biggest travesty of all.

WATCH: What Is An Eye-Opening Experience You've Had? From Deepak Chopra

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Deepak Chopra, expert in mind-body medicine, shared his eye-opening experience with me when we met on this week's episode of Mondays With Marlo. Ch...

Why You Should Live Humbly

Craig Kanalley | Posted 08.12.2012 | Religion
Craig Kanalley

Remember where you came from and those who helped you get to where you are. You yourself are unique, but you come from elsewhere, not from yourself. Remember that. Be thankful for that. Be humble.

The Missing Piece

Irene Tanner | Posted 07.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Irene Tanner

Have you ever been stuck in the middle of a puzzle, jigsaw or not, wondering if the next piece -- thought or action -- will be the one that helps complete the picture?

I Am: Therefore God Is

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books
Deepak Chopra

Deepak talks about the role of consciousness and the observer in creation. These and other topics are discussed in his new book co-authored with Leon...

WATCH: Deepak Chopra On The Relationship Between Body And Spirit

Posted 09.21.2011 | Religion

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War and Peace: Re-Starting Life By Reading Books

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

How should we live? I look for answers in books. And War and Peace is a source to be mined again and again, a book that will never grow dusty for the re-start it offers.

You Are Magnificent (VIDEO)

Sebastian Siegel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sebastian Siegel

The nature of existence is to BE fully present without thinking: Zen. We've already died, and so we only risk not being here, now.

Eclipse of Expectations (Spoiler-Proof Review)

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Following is a 10-point review of Eclipse by a 40-year old Twilight-cult virgin.

Why Do We Exist? Experiments Hold the Answer

Robert Lanza, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Lanza, M.D.

We scientists have looked at the world for so long that we no longer challenge its reality. Here is the Universe: our sense organs perceive atoms and galaxies to some 14 billion light-years.

Lost & Found in a TV-Koan

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

There are no facts, only interpretations. (Friedrich Nietzsche) Flashback: Feb. 2010, prior to final season of Lost, I wrote the following 815 words...

Does the Moon Exist If There Are No Sentient Beings to Look At It?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

During the recent Caltech debate with Michael Shermer on March 14th, we engaged in a spirited discussion on whether an object of perception such as the moon exists when no one is looking.

Hannah Montana: The Movie (3rd draft, by Tom Stoppard)

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Hannah: Staring at these grazing ungulates, I question my own identity. Are they better off masticating the dew-flecked herbage below them, unaware of the charnelhouse that awaits?

What is the Essence of Being?

Judith Ellis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith Ellis

Words matter. Grammar becomes being; it becomes essence. With this essence, the evolution of being expands to the inanimate. But it is, nevertheless, an extension of the animate.