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The Living Universe by Deepak Chopra, Duane Elgin

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Chapter 2

The Science of a Living Universe

Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit of sciencebecomes convinced that a spirit is manifest in the lawsof the universe—a spirit vastly superior to that of men. . .

—ALBERT EINSTEIN1

This chapter applies the tools of science to explore the possibility that our universe, taken in its totality, is a living system. I am not seeking to prove that the universe is a living system; instead I will show that, by drawing insights from different areas of science, the available evidence points strongly in this direction and offers a compelling invitation for deeper engagement and inquiry.

In thinking about how the universe could be alive, we naturally turn to the living things already known. It is understandable ...

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