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It’s Time For A Revolution – Science and Mysticism

It’s time for a revolution! Science does not need mysticism and mysticism does not need science; but man needs both”  -Fritof Capra Do we need both? Sometimes I feel like those two camps are as diametrically opposed as the Democrats and the Republicans. Is it time for a revolution? As I travel the country doing book signings and talks people seem pretty […]

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The Rise and Fall of Militant Skepticism (Part 4)

Click here for part 3 By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP and Jordan Flesher, BA Psychology Most of us take perception for granted as a photograph – in five sensory dimensions – of the real world. If you walk past the house where you were born, however, you won’t see it the way a camera would. You can’t […]

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Touch Tones: Bring the “Hands-On” Tradition Back to Medicine

By Stuart Fife In as much as the name describes a singular, cohesive, medial practice, there’s no such thing as physical therapy. If you go seeking relief for an aching joint or an overworked limb, you’d likely be offered one of two phases of therapy, which are interrelated but not interchangeable. The first is physical […]

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VOD: Stop Buying Your Daughters Dolls and Get Them Into Science

There’s a new girl power anthem, and Beyonce isn’t singing it – it’s your daughter. They are telling you they are tired of being cast as “Princess Maids.” They like colors that aren’t pink or purple. They are telling you they are tired of being typecast by the toys that are marketed to them, and […]

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The Rise and Fall of Militant Skepticism (Part 3)

Click here for Part 2 By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP and Jordan Flesher, BA Psychology The bond between militant atheism and militant skepticism has been unusually strong, to the point where attacks on religion are delivered as if no rational, science-mined person could object. In two posts the argument was laid out about how shaky militant skepticism […]

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The Rise and Fall of Militant Skepticism (Part 2)

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP and Jordan Flesher, BA Psychology As an attitude, skepticism is a natural part of the scientific method. It calls for solid proof and verification. As an agenda, however, the story of skepticism is quite different. The way that strident atheism has clothed itself in science seems convincing to people who are skeptical […]

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The Rise and Fall of Militant Skepticism

Skepticism has gotten itself into a pickle – perhaps something a lot more serious than a pickle – that is undermining its good name. The credibility of Wikipedia may be at stake (see below). We live in a skeptical age, because the cornerstone of science, “Everything must be verified,” is a skeptical position. When a […]

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What Would God Think of the God Particle? (Part 2)

Click Here For Part 1 By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP and Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman University The “God particle” seems to be well and truly with us. The award on October 3 of the Nobel Prize in physics that focused on the Higgs boson – the technical term for the […]

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What Would God Think of the God Particle? Part 1

By Deepak Chopra, M.D., FACP and Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., Fletcher Jones Endowed Professor in Computational Physics, Chapman University The award of the Nobel Prize in physics generally creates a mental blur for most people, since no one can comprehend the current state of physics without training in advanced mathematics.  This year was somewhat different, thanks […]

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Lynne McTaggart Stands Up to the Attack on Alternative Medicine

Many Intent readers know and admire Lynne McTaggart, the internationally known author of several bestselling books, including The Intention Experiment, The Field, The Bond, and What Doctors Don’t Tell You. What many may not know, without reading the British tabloids last week, is that the Rupert Murdoch-owned Times UK published an article featuring representatives from […]

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