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Neuroscience and Buddhism Agree: Consciousness is Everywhere

Neuroscience and Buddhism Agree: Consciousness is Everywhere

A new theory in neuroscience suggests consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity. The theory, called Integrated Information Theory, states that consciousness appears in physical systems that contain many different and highly interconnected pieces of information. Based on that hypothesis, consciousness can be measured as a theoretical quantity, which the researchers call […]

10 Profound Quotes From a Zen Buddhist Master on the Secret of Reaching Enlightenment

10 Profound Quotes From a Zen Buddhist Master on the Secret of Reaching Enlightenment

Do you also find that Zen Buddhist thought holds some fascinating insights that are relevant to the modern age? You don’t need to be a practicing Buddhist to benefit from many of these insights. One Zen Buddhist master we’ve written about many times is Thich Nhat Hanh. He is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk and peace […]

Meet the Zen Master Who Taught Steve Jobs to Think Differently

Meet the Zen Master Who Taught Steve Jobs to Think Differently

I think we can all agree that Steve Jobs has influenced nearly everyone’s life. He has inspired incredible adulation and countless studies into his mindset. What many people don’t know is that Jobs trained closely with a Zen Buddhist Master, and ended up crediting his Zen Buddhist practice with his ability to focus and create. But here’s […]