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Rupert Sheldrake’s reception in the scientific community

Rupert Sheldrake

Rupert Sheldrake

In two words, the reception has been: not good. As you can see from the dissertation by Phillip Stevens, Sheldrake has been criticized ever since he proposed the idea of morphic resonance and formative causation. Continue reading and add your comment

The TED Talks Controversy

For those of you who have missed it, there has been a raging controversy about Rupert Sheldrake’s talk on TEDx. The talk was taken down from the regular TED site and shuffled off to a hard-to-find corner of the website. This was done because an anonymous “science panel” said Sheldrake’s work is pseudo-science. You can watch the video and decide for yourself about its value.

If you want to catch up on this controversy you can start with one of the most recent posts about it at Continue reading and add your comment