One of our members came across this interesting video of a debate between Sam Harris / Michael Shermer and Deepak Chopra / Jean Houston that occurred at Cal Tech. The youtube link is to Part 1 of a 12 part upload.
For our visitor’s reference, here are the speakers:
Sam Harris is a leading New Atheist thinker and author of The End of Faith.
Deepak Chopra is a Ayurvedic spiritual philosopher and author of Reinventing the Body, Resurrecting the Soul.
Dr. Michael Shermer is a science writer and founder of Skeptic magazine with a monthly column in Scientific American. He is the author of Why Darwin Matters.
Dr. Jean Houston is a philosopher and researcher in human capacities and a co-founder of Human Potential Movement. She is the author of The Possible Human.