Posted on: December 9, 2013 | Comments: 0
By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP
There are increasing signs that selfishness is winning out over altruism in this society. The trend isn’t hidden. The backlash over Obamacare comes down to the fully insured resenting the call to provide for the uninsured. The disparity between the wealthy 1% and the rest of society has widened so far that wealth has created its own separate enclaves. Who would guess, walking down Fifth Avenue, that 45% of New York City’s population lives at or below the poverty line?
Posted on: December 5, 2013 | Comments: 0
Posted on: December 2, 2013 | Comments: 1
By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP and Jordan Flesher, BA Psychology
As science has steadily undermined the long-held beliefs of religion, almost all that remains for people of faith is to say that God is and will forever be a mystery. Insofar as Einstein was religious, he possessed a feeling of awe and wonder at the mystery of the universe. But science hasn’t stopped chipping away at mystery, promising to reduce spiritual experience to measurable brain activity. It’s doubtful that belief in God, the soul, heaven and hell, and other tenets of faith will be drastically affected – polls continue to show that these things remain articles of belief for around 80-90% of responders.
Posted on: November 26, 2013 | Comments: 0
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Posted on: November 26, 2013 | Comments: 1
Can meditation improve heart health by lowering blood pressure? Does it help relieve chronic pain? Should doctors prescribe meditation to some patients just as they do with pharmaceutical drugs?
Using leading-edge wireless technology that can track vital signs like never before, researchers with the Scripps Translational Science Institute have teamed with renowned physician Deepak Chopra to shed light on some of the mystery that still surrounds this ancient practice. Read the news release for more information.
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