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Neuroscientist, philosopher, podcaster and best-selling author Sam Harris has been exploring some of the greatest questions concerning the human mind, society and the events that shape our world.

Harris’ search for deeper understanding of how we think has led him to engage and exchange with some of our most brilliant and controversial contemporary minds - Daniel Kahneman, Robert Sapolsky, Anil Seth and Max Tegmark - in order to unpack and understand ideas of consciousness, free will, extremism and ethical living.

For Harris, honest conversation, no matter how difficult or contentious, represents the only path to moral and intellectual progress.

Featuring 11 conversations from the hit podcast, these electric exchanges fuse wisdom with rigorous interrogation to shine a light on what it means to make sense of our world today.

©2020 Sam Harris (P)2020 Penguin Audio

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Amazing!

wasn't sure what to expect but right from the start I knew this was for me.
very thought provoking, fascinating topics and ideas discussed in a podcast like setting.
much like the Joe Rogan episodes with Sam Harris.. if you like them, you'll love this

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Podcast NOT a book

There was no story, it was simply a podcast of people talking without any reasonable story line

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 02-09-2020

Important Conversations

Creatively Crafted Conversational Content. Sam has amalgamated a series of important conversations, I love it.

If you follow Sam's work then you will recognize that this book contains a string of meaningful conversations on topics that are important to everybody. This should be heard with an open mind, to allow for growth and understanding in a time that needs it most.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 10-09-2020

must listen

As always, eye opening and life changing. A great read/listen on some of the world's most important topics.

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  • Shalan
  • 28-04-2021

Best of Both Worlds

In a way this is more fun than regular audiobooks, because we get to listen to alive conversations rather than dead narrations.

It's also better than subscribing to his podcast, because it's a neatly packaged collection that you can easily revisit to try to absorb as much as you can.

The content is great and far-reaching too. There are conversations from consciousness to multiverses, and then back down to Earth to discuss racism and much more. Highly recommended!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 08-02-2021

Harris and his pot of gold

Harris has that Trump 'can do' attitude. From selling a broken app for 100bucks on the appstore to : "hey guys, if u enjoy paying 5 bucks for the podcast every month, than here's u'r chance to relisten to some of it for only 30bucks"

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  • Bex
  • 06-02-2021

Excellent compilation of interviews

Loved hearing all the different topics and views.
very thought provoking.
I love the conversation style and two way dialogue.

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  • Phillip
  • 11-01-2021

Outstanding

This book is outstanding, a must listen for open minded free thinking humans, Sam Harris is amazing, the topics discussed were wonderful, great book to start 2021 with :)

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  • Shaker
  • 22-11-2020

Gets you brain fizzing

The concepts, theories and thought experiments discussed in this book will bring new insights to you and excite your brain as never before.

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