How much do I want to read more? 5/10
The book states a lot of facts in a pseudo-scientific way, mixing science, spirituality, and tribal wisdom.
It seems there's no depth in what the author is talking about, jumping from one thing to another.
I'm not sure if there's real value in reading this. I prefer to read the classics on each subject.
Enlightenment. This elusive state has been the focus of some of the greatest minds throughout history. Thousands of people have dedicated their lives to its pursuit.
YOUR OPTIMAL BRAIN
Anger, fear, jealousy, greed, and worry, while commonplace, undermine our inner peace and sense of self-worth.
A HEALTHY BODY
In the language of neuroscience, enlightenment is the condition of optimal mitochondrial and brain functioning that allows us to experience both well-being and inner peace and the urge to create and innovate. Mitochondria are the energy factories at work within your cells.
They are in charge of the elimination of old cells and replacement with new cells, a function that occurs automatically, without your conscious awareness.
CHAPTER 1 - THE NEUROSCIENCE OF ENLIGHTENMENT
The pledges of the world’s religions are so universal that it’s likely the longing for joy, inner peace, and well-being are hardwired into the human brain and have become a social instinct as powerful as the drive to procreate.