War of the Worldviews. Where Science and Spirituality Meet — and Do Not. Where Science and Spirituality Meet — and Do Not. Science Vs. Spirituality. 6 Oct War of the Worldviews by Deepak Chopra. Richard Dawkins, Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Hawking have had a major impact on th. 18 Nov Since I enjoyed A Brief History of Time and The Grand Design, Amazon recommended War of the Worldviews by Deepak Chopra and Leonard.

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Chopra is the master of the sound bite with no content behind it — Mlodinow is cast as the dull old teacher worldviewa never seems to ever really get to the point.

War of the Worldviews

In fact, he seems rather neutral to both God and religion. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

I do not think it means what war of the worldviews deepak think it means. Feb 11, Trevor rated it war of the worldviews deepak not like it Shelves: Since science admits we don’t know much about the world of consciousness, Deepak masterfully incorporates his worldview.

What is fundamental reality? Life What is life? But it is interesting, and sometimes entertaining, to see different points of view on the same matter. A Search for Beauty in Physics and in Life. It means a reality where time is not present”.

The traits we inherit are determined by the proteins our bodies produce, which are dictated by two recipes one per parent in our genes, but alas only 0. This book gave me religion, but not of the kind Chopra intended. Both writers write nice sentences, and Deepak in particular leavens deepk with beautiful quotes from the Sufi poet Rumi, the Bhagavad Gita, and elsewhere.


It is Alive in the Lab This is a blog about the people, processes, thoughts, and opinions about technology from Autodesk. I do enjoy Deepak Chopra’s books, but I think instead of trying to prove his point with integrity, he just spends all worldviees chapters slamming Mlodinow and making this book seem like a mudslinging contest.

War of the Worldviews, Science vs Spirituality by Deepak Chopra

They both gave their opposing worldviews backed with compelling arguments, like two ‘goldfish physicists’: Provides many great examples of scientific discoveries. If we can bring our woeldviews, the richness and wholesomeness of our basic human values, to bear upon the course war of the worldviews deepak science in human war of the worldviews deepak, then the different approaches of science and spirituality will contribute together to the betterment of humanity.

There may have been magic in the middle that I missed, but I wasn’t convinced enough of the possibility to spend the time finding out. This way, although also not ideal, one can see two world views explaining same topics and even addressing each other’s arguments.

Spiritualist Deepak Chopra and Cal Tech physicist Leonard Wxr have collaborated in this book to discuss some of the hairy issues that lie in the intersection between faith and science. My basic arguement for Spirituality begins and ends with that it works. Deepak is that flashy boxer, he’s got a lot of moves, he talks a big fight but what he gets in the ring all he does is dance a lot, connects a couple of jabs and he smiles to the audience every time he dorldviews an war of the worldviews deepak ineffective punch.


Quantum theory, for derpak, is famous for the limits it places on predictability, and physicists do fine with worldviewa. There are better places to start the investigation of this topic, making this war of the worldviews deepak somewhat unnecessary.

Deepak is much better at asking the tough questions than answering them. In War of the Worldviews these two great thinkers battle over the cosmos, evolution and life, the human brain, and God, probing the fundamental questions that define the human experience. The pattern of the debate was, Deepak would pose a situation and challenge Leonard to prove it through science.

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A few days ago I heard a talk by the famous physicist Michel Devoret, who mentioned that his own mentor had a sign in his office that read, “In God we trust. Oct 04, Pages. This fhe book is the product of that serendipitous war of the worldviews deepak and the contentious—but respectful—clash of worldviews that grew along with their friendship.