Deepak Chopra is the author of more than 80 books, a quarter of them New York Times bestsellers. His medical training is in internal medicine and endocrinology. In this interview he talks of science’s approach to consciousness, suggests that it is matter, not consciousness, that is the hard problem, and explains why scientists can be described as naive realists.
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