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Physicalism

Naïve Realism, or the Strange Case of Physics and Fake Philosophers (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Scientists have assigned the role of Mister Answer to science, the source of knowledge on every subject. This is peculiar because science does not accept a complete body of knowledge at any one time as final, therefore no answer can be final. This is how science progresses. Scientists, though, often forget that.

Why the Soul Is Tiptoeing Back Into the Conversation

Stafford Betty | Posted 08.07.2014 | Religion
Stafford Betty

Mind-body dualism, or the belief, roughly speaking, that we are a combination of body and soul, is not exactly coming back into respectability in leading philosophical circles, but it does show signs of tiptoeing back into the conversation.

Is a Mind-Element Needed to Interpret Quantum Mechanics? Do Physically Undetermined Choices Enter Into the Evolution of the Physical Universe? Part 3

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

To rationally settle this issue one needs an adequate conceptual framework. Finding one is not easy, however. That's because the dynamics involved is described in three different incompatible languages.

Is a Mind-Element Needed to Interpret Quantum Mechanics? Do Physically Undetermined Choices Enter into the Evolution of the Physical Universe?

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Pick at random any TV show about the universe, and the visuals will be dominated by a black void sprinkled with billions of galaxies. Such images give the impression of a vast emptiness foreign to human existence.

Getting Zombies Excited (It Takes a Million-Dollar Challenge)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.30.2014 | Religion
Deepak Chopra

In science, problems get solved faster when the pot begins to boil. Dormant questions need motivation, which is why I posed a million-dollar challenge to anyone in the materialist camp who could demonstrate how matter turns into mind.

From Quanta to Qualia: The Mystery of Reality (Part 4)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

A breakthrough has occurred in explaining our universe that hasn't yet become mainstream: the concept of a living cosmos that didn't need to evolve to produce life on Earth. Rather, all the elements of life were already present but didn't become apparent until humans developed self-aware minds.