Conversation with Pi: Has neuroscience debunked the myth of the soul?

Kenneth Leong
7 min readAug 30, 2023

Ken: Many laypeople don’t understand how neuroscience has cast doubt on the existence of souls and confirmed the Buddhist doctrine of Anatta. This is something that is difficult for them to grasp. Perhaps we should discuss the insights from neuroscience for the general public’s benefit.

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Kenneth Leong

Author, Zen teacher, scientific mystic, professor, photographer, philosopher, social commentator, socially engaged human