Why Sam Harris is trying to rehabilitate the word 'spirituality'

The author and neuroscientist argues that, despite its spooky etymology, there's no better word than "spirituality" to describe the personal and intimate exploration of human consciousness.

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Despite its spooky etymology, there's no better word than "spirituality" to describe one's personal exploration of human consciousness. Harris explains why it's important to reclaim powerful words despite their past misuse.

Sam Harris: Can Psychedelics Help You Expand Your Mind?

Sam Harris discusses the virtues of psychedelics such as LSD and MDMA. While he does not condone the use of these drugs without caveat, he does acknowledge their profound consciousness-altering properties.

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Sam Harris discusses the virtues of psychedelics such as LSD and MDMA. While he does not condone the use of these drugs without caveat, he does acknowledge their profound consciousness-altering properties.

Sam Harris: Mindfulness Is Powerful, But Keep Religion Out of It

Sam Harris says that stress-reductive benefits of meditation are rather trivial compared to the insights one can discover about the nature of the self.

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Sam Harris says that stress-reductive benefits of meditation are rather trivial compared to the insights one can discover about the nature of the self. And though such mindfulness practices can and should be approached through a secular lens, the business of religion is all too often a forced and unnecessary part of the parcel.

Sam Harris on Mindfulness as Secular Meditation

The stress-reductive benefits of meditation are trivial compared to the insights one can discover about the nature of the self.

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The stress-reductive benefits of meditation are trivial compared to the insights one can discover about the nature of the self. And though such practices can and should be approached secularly, the business of religion is all too often a forced and unnecessary part of the parcel.