Seb Pearce (former Spirituality junkie) on New Age Bulls*`^#

Digging deep into the soul of the World Wide Web, I found this super cool post: a digital manifestation of the infinite being mocking itself through quantum pulses of energy..

Seb Pearce, who was a former Spirituality junkie in his late teens, and who was sincerely interested and believed in the New Age or “alternative” Spirituality got increasingly disillusioned as he delved deeper into it, and realised it had no basis but was a merely an elaborate smokescreen. Eventually he gave it up altogether.

This was the trigger for Seb’s “falling out with New Age”: A Sermon by Deepak Chopra. Here is an extract from Seb’s blog, quoted from the Deepak Chopra’s sermon on “Does God have a Future?”, (also an example of New Age “Philosophy”):

Science is now in a process of overthrowing the climactic overthrow of the superstition of materialism. That everything that we call “matter” comes from something that is not material. That the essential nature of the physical world is that it’s not physical.

Science tells us that nature is a discontinuity, that is, an on-off phenomenon. That there are gaps between every two 1s where you find a field of possibilities, a field of pure potentiality. Science doesn’t call it God, but what is God if not the immeasurable potential of all that was, all that is, and all that will be? Science also tells us that there’s a field of non-locality where everything is correlated with everything else……100% bullshit today.png

There is hidden creativity; there are quantum leaps of creativity. There is something called the Observer Effect where intention orchestrates spacetime events which we then measure as movement and motion and energy and matterYou have the resources within you to intuitively grasp this mystery.

And apparently his sermons go on and on and on in similar fashion. How Ironic: “You have the resources within you to intuitively grasp this mystery.” Even if we did “grasp” his logic, basically with every statement, Deepak is creating a circular logic linking one idea to another where logical patterns do not exist, and he also enjoys creating paradoxical contrasts to grab the audience’s attention. In Deepak’s universe, Indeed, “everything is correlated with everything else“.

And BTW doesn’t “the Observer Effect” ..etcetc….”orchestrates spacetime events” remind you of J. J. Abram’s Television Series “Fringe“?? Art imitates Philosophy! Oh Walter what Have you done?

Back to Seb’s story: What’s EVEN cooler, and fun too, is that Seb who’s a developer, has created a Bullshit Generator (as if we need one but.. still Cool.) This is a website which has a link which is programmed such that at click, generates “a full page of New Age poppycock”, just like what Deepak says all the time. Read more about how he did it and the reasons why he developed this program here: Seb Pearce.

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