Solving the objective-subjective reality split

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Deepak Chopra and Desautels alumnus Anoop Kumar, MD (IMHL’16) write for The Huffington Post about a perceived split in reality, and how to address it. Specifically, they talk about the dichotomy between objective and subjective reality; how outside forces cause subjective experience.

The authors make the case that this is the basis for science, but that it is flawed because the inverse is equally true in some cases. The example given is that something as subjective as stress can take a physical toll on the body. Crucially, the authors state that the two forms of reality are irreconcilable, but suggest ways to cure the split.

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