Waking Up takes a neuroscientific approach to spirituality and shows how meditation can enrich the lives of even non-believers. It provides both a rigorous explanation why our concepts of self are illusions and offers practical advice on how to discard the self to lead a more meaningful life.
Sam Harris is an American neuroscientist, as well as a contemporary critic of religion and proponent of scientific skepticism. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The End of Faith and The Moral Landscape, and is the co-founder and CEO of Project Reason, a foundation dedicated to spreading secular values and scientific reason.
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