Why a Mental Universe Is the “Real” Reality
By Deepak Chopra, MD, Menas Kafatos, PhD, Bernardo Kastrup, PhD, Rudolph Tanzi, PhD
Science concerns itself with reality, in the form of “real particles”, “real organisms”, and the “real universe”. The tacit assumption is that science can answer the question of reality itself. If this wasn’t the case, science would have a hard time explaining why it holds a special place as a human activity. So one must grant that science concerns itself with the reality of “objects”. What this assumes, of course, is that objects exist independent of conscious experience. In the first two articles of this series, we’ve discussed the evidence that our universe is in fact fundamentally mental. What we call physical things and events, as it turns out, do not exist independently of subjective experience.
If they did, how would one even prove such existence? Conscious experience is the only way that reality can be known. The implications of this increasingly unavoidable conclusion—that the universe must be approached as fundamentally mental—are often misunderstood. For this reason, the vast majority of scientists cling to the belief in materialism, regarding anything else as metaphysics and not science. The goal of the present article is to address some of these misunderstandings.
Music Monday – White Sandy Beach of Hawai’i by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
The 13th Disciple & The Future of God
Synchronicity, Evolution, and Your Genes (Part 2)
By Deepak Chopra, MD, and Jordan Flesher, BA Psychology
Everyone has had a meaningful coincidence happen to them–the classic example is thinking of someone’s name and the next minute that person telephones, or seeing an unusual word in your mind’s eye and then running across that word the next time you open a book. It’s spooky that the outside world can be synchronized with our inner world, yet the bigger question is about reality itself. Synchronicity, the common term for meaningful coincidences, doesn’t tend to change anyone’s life–but it could.
Instead of passing off such experiences as incidental, what if synchronicity is telling us something crucial about reality, linking the inner and outer worlds because in the long run, they are completely unified? If inner=outer, a tremendous shift in the Western materialistic worldview would follow. Let’s see how far the trail of clues takes us.
We support Brothers Andrew and Daniel Aged – SAS#13
Let’s join together and support art and culture, Brothers Andrew and Daniel Aged – SAS#13. This is their world premiere.
A Teardrop From Below,the beginning of the next chapter Brothers Andrew & Daniel Aged of inc. share a new song, the fruits of reflection inwards and patience. The time and space to connect and grow as people, and musicians. Taken from a live recording session this Summer, where the foundation for new Music was laid, “A Teardrop” emerged like a drop of dew on a morning leaf.
With new music on hand, A+D took off on their own journeys, continuing to develop the Music. Andrew, in new home of Hawaii, adding guitar, vocals.Daniel, traveling around the world, adding production and mixing Teardrop. The song features the live band, Sam Gendel on keyboards, and the Drums of Kevin Yokota.
Today, you can listen and let go A Teardrop From Below Hanging over me to see The hole in sky in the sky The hole over me.
*Special thanks Red Bull Studios LA.