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Publisher's Summary

What if life isn't just a part of the universe? What if it determines the very structure of the universe itself?

The theory that blew your mind in Biocentrism and Beyond Biocentrism is back, with brand-new research revealing the startling truth about our existence.

What is consciousness? Why are we here? Where did it all come from - the laws of nature, the stars, the universe? Humans have been asking these questions forever, but science hasn't succeeded in providing many answers - until now. In The Grand Biocentric Design, Robert Lanza, one of Time magazine's "100 Most Influential People", is joined by theoretical physicist Matej Pavšic and astronomer Bob Berman to shed light on the big picture that has long eluded philosophers and scientists alike. 

This engaging, mind-stretching exposition of how the history of physics has led us to biocentrism - the idea that life creates reality - takes listeners on a step-by-step adventure into the great science breakthroughs of the past centuries, from Newton to the weirdness of quantum theory, culminating in recent revelations that will challenge everything you think you know about our role in the universe.

This book offers the most complete explanation of the science behind biocentrism to date, delving into the origins of the memorable principles introduced in previous books in this series, as well as introducing new principles that complete the theory. The authors dive deep into topics including consciousness, time, and the evidence that our observations - or even knowledge in our minds - can affect how physical objects behave.

The Grand Biocentric Design is a one-of-a-kind, groundbreaking explanation of how the universe works and an exploration of the science behind the astounding fact that time, space, and reality itself all ultimately depend upon us. 

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.  

©2020 Robert Lanza and Matej Pavšič (P)2020 Audible, Inc.

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Life-changing book, if you are open and ready

The book offers new ideas through latest scientific research. If you are stuck in old ideas regardless of evidence, this is book is not for you. But if you are open and willing to accept new possibilities, this will be a wonderful read leaving you excited and curious.
I read 'Beyond Biocentrism' by the same author first, which made it easier for me to understand.
Wonderful and life changing.

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Powerful, thought-provoking, and full of truth.

I really like this book a lot. It goes where many physicists don't want to go, and it brings to light many truths they don't want to confront with plenty of evidence to back up it's controversial theories. Very interesting information for further research. A full breakdown of a revolutionary new way of looking at reality. Sure to impress. I go through a lot of physics and theoretical physics books and so I basically already had the biocentric model worked out in my mind like many physicists do these days It's just where the evidence is leading... Highly recommended for everybody trying to understand the Universe through the lens of some of science's most counterintuitive discoveries. Great for the well versed in modern physics and those totally new to the subject alike. An instant classic

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Provocative and Revelational

The necessity to include observational conscious awareness into the scientific method is convincingly argued throughout this book. Historically science has, and with good reason, hesitated to reform foundational critical thinking without due cause and evidentiary facts. The concepts of Biocentric theory outlined in this book convincingly postulate we need to take a much needed hard look at the reality we observe, and ultimatley create. The writing is clear and understandable to most well-educated readers. However, Biocentric theory should be distilled into more palatable passages for the average "joe" on the street to comprehend in order to make more people aware of truths they may already inherently know to be real.

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Fantastic book. Awesome concept

Rhis is a great book and really find this point of view exciting and plausible

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Should be in the fiction section.

The author is not a physicist but comes across where he is an expert. Most of the book involves well known proven science. From the proven he goes into pseudo religion which is poorly explained and not convincing. He says it can be falsified to be an acceptable science theory but I am not convinced of any evidence. His theory is so mucked up he tries to brain wash you by repeating the same things over and over. He could have simplified the book to 5 pages of fiction. If people rate this book high they do not have a good background in physics and want to believe in his fantasy where you never die. Your quantum wave just shows up in another conscience being. The Q&A at the end is another confusing mess. You can see where most people don’t grasp his ideas. It might be ideas which are only relevant in his universe which his conscience has created.

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Paradigm shifting is never easy to accept

How did we get here, what should we do now, and where are we going, are the 3 key questions all of us ask ourselves at some point. Quantum theory suggest that these questions are subjective, not objective as Einstein would have us believe. Einstein would have us believe that energy is the only thing that exists and everything can be reduced to energy.
Quantum theory would have us believe that the only thing that exists is consciousness free from the constraints of time Quantum theory would have us believed that the only thing that exist is consciousness free from the constraints of time and dimension. Existence is a muddled wave of energy that collapses once it is observed. Every Individual Individual consciousness creates a multiverse that is a subjective reality

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#3 book 📕 GREAT!!!

Can’t wait to see what’s coming next?!
Funny, you put in words what I’ve been saying for years as well.
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Difficult subject, great presentation

I have been following Biocentrism for a few years now and really find that this book helped clarify so much. Our imperfect language make this more difficult but the authors did an excellent job of making this most difficult subject more understandable.

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Very thought provoking

This book does one of the best jobs I've yet read in describing the hard problem of consciousness, or the question of subjective experience. The first half of the book is spent defining terms and clearly illustrating the topic the author is trying to address. Most books on this topic tend to degrade into a wilderness of circular reasoning when it comes to definitions, and it's refreshing to see an author that has a firm grasp of their subject and an ability to convey a slippery subject in clear coherent terms. I found myself thinking "yes, he gets it" several times reading through this section of the book.

Where I think the book stumbles a little is in the latter portions where it starts to connect specific phenomenon in to try to bolster its theory. I gather the author has several other books on the same topic (none of which I've read), and this section is intended to bring more evidence to the theory to add on to those prior books. For example, he spends a lot of time on ion channels in the synapses of the brain and how quantum effects play a role on them, manifesting in non-deterministic thought (attempting to support the idea of "free will" whatever that is). These individual new findings had a little feeling of going off into the weeds of minutia after reading the initial part proposing the over-arching theory. Even so, it was still a good thought provoking book.

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Great book/narration fantastic theory and explanation

I love this book! The way the author explains why and how the current scientific experiments lead to the Biocentric model makes logical sense.

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  • 08-05-22

the only plausible explanation , fantastic

this scientific explanation of the world around us is the only plausible explanation that makes sense and does not stand in direct conflict with the acient teachings of non duality

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  • 07-12-22

Vague, self-aggrandizing woo

I'm all for the ideas contained within this book; I really wanted to like it. What we have here however is a series of poorly explained leaps in logic that wouldn't be allowed to stand in a GCSE science class.

By the end of the book we are being served up anecdotes and strawman attacks on current understanding of dreams.

The conclusions here may ultimately turn out to be correct but this book only harms those who are seeking to advance our understanding in such areas. Save your credit and watch PBS space instead.

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  • 03-08-22

Impossible to listen to

Couldn’t listen to it. I now have to read the book my self because it is impossible to listen to this narrator.

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  • Nathan Penney
  • 08-28-21

great. thought provoking.

it is a wonder why scientists marvel at the wonders of the universe but disregard and refuse to engage the fact the Universe made itself conscious. bi-product or not..it still did. really look forward to see why this area of research goes

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  • 04-27-21

Great book .. something I can understand

I've come to some similar conclusions myself over the last few years so it was a great comfort to me to find something that I can completely relate to and makes total sense to me.

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  • Trevor Hunter
  • 12-03-20

Mindblowing

Fascinating theory, don't know if it could be true as I haven't the level of physics required to critique it. Personally I kind of hope he's right and even if he isn't he makes an important point on the opening up of the debate of the true nature or reality to a wider audience.

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  • 06-05-22

Basically an iteration of idealism.

Idealism in one of its many forms. Probably not as well articulated as Bernardo Kastrup's exposition.