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Rethinking Immortality

3.45  ·  Rating Details ·  44 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Contemplation of time and the discoveries of modern science lead to the assertion that the mind is paramount and limitless.
Kindle Edition, 11 pages
Published October 1st 2013 by The World and I Online
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Zen
Oct 10, 2016 Zen rated it it was amazing
Personal (oh the irony) and profound

I suspect one would need to have done a fair bit of reading and thinking on science and perhaps Buddhism (or anything "spiritual" for that matter) to grasp what Lanza is trying to say. And when you do get it, there are simply no appropriate words that could describe the realization.
Geoff Glenister
May 21, 2015 Geoff Glenister rated it it was ok
This really only serves to open the discussion - it is a short book that was originally published as an article. To really get a sense of Robert Lanza's work in this area, readers should check out Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness Are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe.
Micah Stott
May 08, 2016 Micah Stott rated it it was amazing
Brief introduction to Lanza

This is a brief essay by Lanza that introduces a perspective on time and the human experience. Lanza is very adept at describing the tension between materialism and experience.
A different perspective from a learned man that introduces ideas by Kant, Newton, Einstein and Spinoza regarding humans, time and life.
Reid
May 11, 2014 Reid rated it liked it
An interesting take on immortality

An interesting take on immortality

This book was to short to do more than scratch the
surface of whether we are immortal or not but still worth
the purchase price.
juan calderon
Mar 12, 2015 juan calderon rated it liked it
Only eleven pages

some good ideas but not enough elaboration due to the short space. this could/should be reald before his book "bioterrorism"
Juli
May 31, 2016 Juli rated it did not like it
Its an article. Not a book.

See above. I I o I p o p o o o o p p jk ll iii iii iii
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Robert Lanza, M. D. is considered one of the leading scientists in the world. He is currently Chief Scientific Officer at Advanced Cell Technology, and Adjunct Professor at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. He has hundreds of publications and inventions, and over 30 scientific books: among them, “Principles of Tissue Engineering,” which is recognized as the definitive reference in the ...more
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“Bell's experiment implies that one can instantaneously change the cross-correlation of two sets of widely separated events, a result that is intelligible only if we assume that the mind transcends the transient existence of things in space and time.” 0 likes
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