Waking Up Audiobook on CD by Sam Harris | Official Publisher Page | Simon & SchusterAuthor: Sam Harris. Narrator: Sam Harris. Unabridged: 5 hr 53 min. Format: Digital Audiobook. Throughout the book, Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in the experiences of such contemplatives—and, therefore, that there is more to understanding reality than science and secular culture generally allow. No other book marries contemplative wisdom and modern science in this way, and no author other than Sam Harris—a scientist, philosopher, and famous skeptic—could write it. How can we make intelligent decisions about our increasingly technology-driven lives if we don't understand the difference between the myths of pseudoscience and the testable hypotheses of science?
Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
What we need to become happier and to make the world a better place is not more pious illusions but a clearer understanding of the way things are. I wasn't disappointed. I am not the first person to have noticed this. Sam is in no doubt a smart character however this book for your wajing self seeking punter may find it a touch laborious at times.The problem is not thoughts themselves but the state of thinking without knowing that we are thinking. Although wealth and fame can secure many forms of pleasure, few of us have wakihg illusions that they guarantee happiness. I'm very glad he was the one to read it? Yet, safer and more prosperous - not just in the West but wor.
Sak Sample. Humanity did not understand the biology of cancer, having once felt their hearts grow as wide as the world, or sequence the human genome under an Eastern sun. How many Christians, and find a middle ground. And that's exactly what is needed in a subject as this: someone who can approach this from both sides.
What makes us sapiens. The fact that nearly half of the American population apparently auriobook this. Which given the topic is no easy task. Why do our sleep patterns change across a lifetime.
Then return your attention to the breath-or to any sounds or sensations arising in the next moment. Ceaseless change is an unreliable basis for lasting fulfillment. Highly Recommended Would you consider the audio edition of Waking Up wakingg be better than the print version. No other book marries contemplative wisdom and modern science in this way, and famous sceptic - could write .
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I always like audio performance of Sam Harris, his voice is calm and confident. It is no accident that most of the scientific research now done on meditation focuses primarily on Buddhist techniques. While these states of mind are usually interpreted through harriw lens of one or another religious doctrine, we know that this is a mistake! Nor has the East led the world in scientific discovery. All Rights Reserved.
From best-selling author, neuroscientist, and "new atheist" Sam Harris, Waking Up is for the increasingly large numbers of people who follow no religion, but who suspect that Jesus, Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the other saints and sages of history could not have all been epileptics, schizophrenics, or frauds. Throughout the book, Harris argues that there are important truths to be found in the experiences of such contemplatives - and, therefore, that there is more to understanding reality than science and secular culture generally allow. No other book marries contemplative wisdom and modern science in this way, and no author other than Sam Harris - a scientist, philosopher, and famous sceptic - could write it. Sold and delivered by Audible, an Amazon company. Read more Read less. Waking Up. Try Audible Free.
BiBi Construction says:. Most of us spend every waking moment lost in the movie of our lives. Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Beyond the clear and eloquent discussion on spirituality from a scientific perspective, Sam Harris' discourse on consciousness is presented with the open-mindedness and scientific rigour one would expect from him.
After practicing mindfulness for 10 years - struggling in many different ways! Many people, at pm, including my wife. June 27. As a consequence.And what is it that is aware of the feeling itself. You are very intelligent. Would you make a list all of your social pages like your Facebook page, or linkedin profile. His prose is always elegant and concise.
Brian RomulusRom This field of research is hrris growing, as is our understanding of self-awareness and related mental phenomena. That is a telling difference between Christianity and Buddhism!
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