Daily Archives: November 12, 2013

NaBloPoMo XII: God in the Post-Newtonian Era

Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist, author (The Selfish Gene, The God Delusion, etc) is founder of the Foundation for Reason and Science. He campaigns against the teaching of religions in schools. Deepak Chopra is a physician, alternative therapist, author (Quantum Healing, The Third Jesus). Chopra relates quantum mechanics to the body’s healing processes. (He sets out his theories in Quantum Healing). Dawkins, in this debate (see above video) argues against Chopra’s theories, referring to them as pseudoscience. You could say that Dawkins = Science and Chopra = Consciousness. (Best I can do to describe the seeming opposite poles of thought the two represent). Continue reading

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