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Sam Harris on Transcendent Experience

Neuroscientist and author Sam Harris discusses a form of spirituality founded on science and reason.

“If you lose your sense of a unitary self, if you lose your sense that there’s a permanent unchanging center to consciousness, your experience of the world actually becomes more faithful to the facts. It’s not a distortion of the way we think things are at the level of the brain. It’s actually – it brings your experience into closer register with how we think things are.”

-Neuroscientist Sam Harris, from his recent Big Think Interview:



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