Posts Categorized: Books

CONSCIOUS Is Available for Pre-order!

I’m very happy to announce that Gemma O’Brien’s stunning cover artwork is complete, and my new book, CONSCIOUS: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind is available for pre-order. (Coming June 4, 2019) Click here to pre-order CONSCIOUS

Guest Post: “What Is Spirituality?” by Thomas Metzinger

An excerpt from Spirituality and Intellectual Honesty by Thomas Metzinger Here’s something to spend the weekend contemplating… Can something like a completely secularized form of spirituality exist? Or is this idea perhaps incoherent—something that on second sight cannot be described consistently and without getting lost in obvious contradictions? Continue reading

Read an excerpt from Jim Baggott’s new book, “Mass”

Mass: The quest to understand matter from Greek atoms to quantum fields by Jim Baggott What we have discovered is that the foundations of our universe are not as solid or as certain and dependable as we might have once imagined. They are instead built from ghosts and phantoms, of a peculiar quantum kind… Continue... Read more »

Guest Post: The Mystery of Time

An Excerpt from Your Brain is a Time Machine, by Dean Buonomano I enjoyed every minute of my work on Dean’s latest book, as it explores some of the most fascinating questions about both the universe and the brain: What is time? Why does time seem to speed up or slow down? Is our sense that time flows an illusion? Dean... Read more »

The Mindful Games Activity Cards Are Here!

I have been volunteering for Susan Kaiser Greenland’s Inner Kids Foundation since 2005, teaching mindfulness meditation to children in schools. This year, I had the privilege of working with Susan on an exciting project — presenting her mindfulness curriculum for children on the Mindful Games Activity Cards. The dynamic and engaging lessons, games, and songs used in Susan’s meditation classes for... Read more »