Hi!

 
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27 November 2019 17:24
 

Hi everyone!

I’m new to the forum, but not to Sam Harris. I started, maybe, 7 years ago in high school, by watching his debates against religious people. Maybe my introduction to Sam Harris is why I am here. As I’m interested in gaining a better understanding of the reasoning behind meditation and atheism, for the purpose of being able to have persuasive discussions with people and to educate primary kids (I am studying a masters of primary teaching). I’m currently reading Richard Dawkins’ book, the God Delusion. I also practice vipassana and have read his book on Waking up (and a subscriber to his app).

 
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27 November 2019 17:47
 

Welcome, Mr. Meister.

How did you find this place? We are nearly disowned by the Harris site.

 
 
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27 November 2019 17:53
 

Thanks, Nhoj.

I remember there being one when I was in highschool. What’s happened?

 
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27 November 2019 18:15
 

Greetings, Mr. Pengu.

You can’t go wrong with Professor Dawkins.  Welcome to the forum.

 
 
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27 November 2019 18:35
 

Glad to have you. Kudos on your dedication to educating kids.

 
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27 November 2019 18:44
 
Meisterpengu - 27 November 2019 05:53 PM

  What’s happened?

I think The Boss got tired of his ant farm.

We will carry on until the last available millisecond.

 
 
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27 November 2019 21:57
 

I don’t think there is any reasoning behind meditation and atheism, that is just Harris’s delusion. I would highly recommend How We Believe over the The God Delusion, it covers much the same but is better written.

 
 
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27 November 2019 22:13
 
GAD - 27 November 2019 09:57 PM

I don’t think there is any reasoning behind meditation and atheism, that is just Harris’s delusion. I would highly recommend How We Believe over the The God Delusion, it covers much the same but is better written.

Thanks for the recommendation!

 
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29 November 2019 09:46
 

Do we talk about religion anymore?  My demons on the subject were exorcised long ago thanks to this place.  Welcome, Mr. P.  Beers are in the fridge, help yourself, and let us know what is on your mind.