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Waking Up

A Guide to Spirituality without Religion

By Sam Harris
15-minute read
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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality without Religion by Sam Harris

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.

  • Atheists who are interested in meditation
  • Anyone who thinks spirituality is unscientific nonsense
  • Anyone who worries too much

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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