Tag Archives: Deepak Chopra

Arthouse Coop Sketchbook Tour 2015 – Done, Polished, Posted

Some of the pages were polished – those to which I added beeswax or encaustic wax. The sketchbook was a progression of my artistic exploration Below the Line, a phrase from Deepak Chopra’s book Quantum Healing. I dismantled the sketchbook … Continue reading

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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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Quantum Creativity

You have to image hunt continually as an imagesmith because you’re constantly using up your image supply. I strive for an abundance of images. Aside from my digital image stocks, I’ve an ever-growing collection of transparent presentation-type books where I keep images I like. Before throwing out a magazine, for instance, I cut out any images or pages of images I like and slip them into the sleeves of these books. I keep the books at hand to flick through. Feed myself on the images. And it’s an image I pulled from a magazine in 1998 ( Art in America, probably) that brought me to the above video. Continue reading

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Where do Ideas Come From?

Somebody once said to me (this was in terms of painting) that a successful passage of painting was just ‘accidental’, i.e. a lucky stroke of the brush. That struck me as wrong, but I couldn’t figure out why. Then it came to me. It’s not the accident itself, but what you DO with the accident. Continue reading

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