Astute readers will see I haven’t written much the last 10 days – ah, but that’s because I have been reading. And if you are wondering what could possibly stretch my attention span that far:
This book is one every scientist, psychologist, nutritionist, doctor, researcher, evolutionary biologist and bus driver (and every author of The God Delusion) needs to read before they do anything else.
No point in going into all the mountain of research and insight in detail here, but suffice to say if you enjoy anything about this blog or are even the tiniest bit open minded, you will get a lot out of it. Since starting scienceandreligion.com I’ve waded through easily fifty books on the subject over the years and I’m sorry to say hardly any of them merited reading all the way through. This is the first I have ever seen by a scientist which treats the mind as an observable phenomenon and then openly goes wherever the facts lead.
So as a special offer to the doubters, the first fifteen skeptics who email me their name and address will receive a free copy of this book direct from Amazon. No catches! Except one: you have to read it, starting at the beginning. And fight your way through Amazon’s indestructible cardboard packaging, but you must surely have realised that from the outset. Proof of your skeptic status will not be required as I won’t be skeptical about it.
[26th March: please note all copies have now been sent. Happy reading!]
And should you hold back for fear that life could then never get any better, know ye this, that Rupert Sheldrake is embarking on a lecture tour as detailed in the following link, with some engagements in London and Oxford, and in North America:
And treat this claim with skepticism if you must, but he might even sign your book!