Rupert Sheldrake

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Rupert Sheldrake
Born 28 June 1942 (1942-06-28) (age 72)
Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire[1]
Nationality British
Education
Occupation Biochemist, parapsychologist, writer
Employer The Perrott-Warrick Fund (2005–2010)
Website
www.sheldrake.org

Alfred Rupert Sheldrake (born 28 June 1942)[3] is an English author.[4] From 1967 to 1973 he was a biochemist and cell biologist at Cambridge University.,[4] Then he went to work in India from 1974 to 1978. His first book, A New Science of Life, was published in 1981. It is about his a theory called "morphic resonance". He gave a TEDx talk in 2013 on his book The Science Delusion that was banned. In 2009 Adam Rutherford, the deputy editor of a scientific journal called Nature, wrote in the Guardian about him and his book A New Science of Life. He said "don't read this book, it will make you stupider".[5] He is an Anglican. He is married to Jill Purce.[6]

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