Beyond Biocentrism

  • by Robert Lanza, Bob Berman
  • Narrated by Peter Ganim
  • 7 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Biocentrism shocked the world with a radical rethinking of the nature of reality.
But that was just the beginning. In Beyond Biocentrism, acclaimed biologist Robert Lanza, one of TIME magazine's "100 Most Influential People in 2014", and leading astronomer Bob Berman take the listener on an intellectual thrill ride as they reexamine everything we thought we knew about life, death, the universe, and the nature of reality itself.
The first step is acknowledging that our existing model of reality is looking increasingly creaky in the face of recent scientific discoveries. Science tells us with some precision that the universe is 26.8 percent dark matter, 68.3 percent dark energy, and only 4.9 percent ordinary matter but must confess that it doesn't really know what dark matter is and knows even less about dark energy. Science is increasingly pointing toward an infinite universe but has no ability to explain what that really means. Concepts such as time, space, and even causality are increasingly being demonstrated as meaningless.
All of science is based on information passing through our consciousness, but science hasn't the foggiest idea what consciousness is, and it can't explain the linkage between subatomic states and observation by conscious observers. Science describes life as a random occurrence in a dead universe but has no real understanding of how life began or why the universe appears to be exquisitely designed for the emergence of life.
The biocentrism theory isn't a rejection of science. Quite the opposite. Biocentrism challenges us to fully accept the implications of the latest scientific findings in fields ranging from plant biology and cosmology to quantum entanglement and consciousness.
By listening to what the science is telling us, it becomes increasingly clear that life and consciousness are fundamental to any true understanding of the universe. This forces a fundamental rethinking of everything we thought we knew about life, death, and our place in the universe.


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Customer Reviews

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An incredible synthesis

Would you listen to Beyond Biocentrism again? Why?

Yes I have listened already 2 times and the book was JUST released.
In fact I had just mentioned on a forum for Deepak Chopra's new book
"You ar the Universe" that I was hoping that there would be a new book/audiobook from Robert Lanza the author, and then th next day this arrived!!

What a powerful synchronicity!
This book is quite similar to Dr Chopra's new book
You are The Universe in fact.

What other book might you compare Beyond Biocentrism to and why?

Deepak Chopra's
You are the Universe

Any additional comments?

So excited that Dr lanza decided to continue in the popular media

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- Elan Sun Star

Not a science book

This is not a science book. I stopped reading this when the author mentioned conscious thoughts altering states in quantum mechanics. It takes 1h to read a paper on Heisenberg's uncertainty principle and understand what the principle entitles.

I find it reprehensible when authors manipulate scientific theories to extrapolate into the realm of mysticism. Even disgusting because they know they're doing it.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-18-2017
  • Publisher: Audible Studios