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A Debate on The Nature of Reality

Is there an ultimate reality? And if so, can it be accounted for by science? The panelists include: Deepak Chopra, M.D., Menas Kafatos, Ph.D., Bill Wright, Ph.D., Jim Walsh, Stuart Hameroff, M.D., Leonard Mlodinow, Ph.D., Daniele Struppa, Ph.D., Henry Stapp, Ph.D., Carmichael Press, Ph.D., and Michael Shermer, Ph.D. This video recording is presented by Chapman University and is available free on iTunes or YouTube.

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4 Comments

  1. Sam Salerno says:

    I think Michaels final point sums up the problem with spiritualistic type of thinking. Who’s help would you ask to get a spaceship to Mars? Astronomers or Astrologers. The point being, what has all of this spiritual thinking done for us. Nothing, absolutely nothing.

  2. AL says:

    I think an engineer would be useful as the position of Mars is well known.

  3. zoltan says:

    The next thing will be said by these masterminds or “brains” that, that everything had been created (or whatever you would want to call it), by scientists. When in true fact they are only discovering the facts (to their limited knowledge), which were in existence millions or billions of years (that is still to be decided by scientists) before, they even, were made by their parents. So either there is anything or not, the end of it all is, can you prove it or not. The rest is just good old nonsense. Or to be on the funny side codswallop. Good material for kids to kill same boredom by.

  4. Adi says:

    To the reader’s I ask, what was your conclusion on this debate?? A lot of the content was over my head and because of time constraints I didn’t watch a lot of it, but from the pieces I viewed I gathered both sides had some good points.

    Also do you think these quacks are questioning science as an enterprise?

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