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The Unlikely Fate of Two Universes

Originally Published in the San Francisco Chronicle By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Avtar Singh, PhD By now most people have heard that a Theory of Everything is within reach in the near future, meaning a unified explanation of the physical forces in the universe. Yet “the near future” has stretched out for several decades.  This apparent overconfidence and undue optimism points to some serious and as yet unexplained oddities and paradoxes afflicting the flagship theories of science, which are unable, in stark contrast

How to Meet Your Cosmic Self

By Deepak Chopra, MD   Science has been falsely portrayed as the enemy of spirituality, largely because of a noisy band of militant atheists who also happen to be scientists. Their outcry that to believe in God is irrational and therefore anti-scientific misses the point. Not all scientists are irreligious, but the whole premise of this militant group is faulty. They don’t just disbelieve in God; they disbelieve in the entire domain of subjectivity. What happens “in here” is unscientific, they say,

What Came Before the Big Bang? A Surprise Answer

By Deepak Chopra, MD and Menas Kafatos, PhD The most widely accepted notions about the universe are central to how we view reality. One striking example links birth and death. In the age of faith, religion existed to reassure believers about a higher plane of reality. On this plane, the everyday experience of birth and death was negated. Souls were immortal aspects of being human. Depending on your particular religion, the soul either went to Heaven, if one were good, after

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