As Occupy Wall Street enters its sixth week, spiritual leader Dr. Deepak Chopra, also the author of the new book, War of the Worldviews: Science vs Spirituality, says it's time to harness the "rage and anger" of the protesters into a new movement that pushes towards a new capitalist society — one that is based on social and economic justice.
He is calling it: just capitalism. "It is still capitalism," he says. "But it is also just."
Chopra visited Zuccotti Park — headquarters for the leaderless movement located in Manhattan's financial district — days after the demonstration began in late September to hold a group mediation and also talk with the protesters to understand their grievances, which include high unemployment, growing income inequality, Wall Street bailouts, executive pay and more. (See: Occupy Wall Street: What's It All About)
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