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1 · May 29, 2014
Great company and conversation. Thanks!
3 · May 29, 2014
death was certainly an illusion last night..didn't exist for the gleeful, merry energy setting our pod alight in the somewhere called Waxy O'Connor..
Other sights that quote from Doctor Lanza'a work..
0 · May 28, 2014
Deepak Chopra: My special guest is Dr. Robert Lanza and his extraordinary mind, I just finished reading his book Biocentrism and I said to myself, “Finally, aha, somebody that I can totally relate to.”
Say no more.
1 · May 23, 2014
I do my best to ignore the author of an idea, and instead focus on the validity of the idea itself. After all, geniuses are often wrong, and idiots can produce moments of brilliance.
But when it comes to Deepak Chopra I really struggle. I seem to have this visceral reaction that shouts ‘nonsense nonsense nonsense!’ to everything he says.
2 · May 28, 2014
I've done my best to read through each of these articles. I wonder if someone can help me: Is this whole thing Bullsh*t or stupidity?
Are the articles written to intentionally mis-explain the topic?
OR Are the authors too uninformed to understand the topic?
It makes me wonder whether people who think they are a bit 'special' also think they must be too special to actually die. It echoes the other solution to immortality ie. build large monuments etc to say 'I', yes 'I ' was here for a while and I'm not going to let you forget it. ( see Denial of Death by Ernest Becker)
I'm one of those 'people' - no surprise? Just got a bit of proof of something which may not include me but, that's all.
0 · May 27, 2014
My understanding of Quantum physics, Physics and Space Time are that of an interested amateur. I am not sure Dr Lanza has reached even my low level of understanding. I always start to worry when anecdotal emotive stories get 'tagged' onto articles supposedly dealing with scientific issues. That does seem to be the 'religious' method. However I think that there are some elements contained within the piece that would be certainly worth discussing. Death and our perceptions and expectations of it is always a fascinating topic.
Initial thoughts: Looks like religion through the back door to me. No more scientific than Scientology. The sentiment - there must be something more than what there appears to be because otherwise life would be too unfair - probably reflects a deep human need, which needs to be respected and appreciated, but doesn't make the reasoning any 'truer'. The personal story of losing a sister in a car accident reminds me of the lyrics to the song Last Kiss, which I perhaps find even more melancholy and moving because I don't agree with the premise that Jesus Saves. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Last_KissFor consistency, I don't believe in the premise that "the Quantum Multiverse Saves" either.
OK I haven't read Biocentrism only the first article above but it seems to be in a similar vein to many other 'theories' which purport to explain things that conventional science can't, yet, by invoking quantum uncertainty, many worlds etc etc. - with no real evidence.
0 · May 22, 2014
Sorry, on holiday
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