The Quantum & The Lotus: Watch Buddhist Monk And Researcher Matthieu Ricard’s Brilliant TED Talk

by • February 2, 2015 • Inspiration, Philosophy, SpiritualityComments (0)1405

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What is altruism? Put simply, it’s the wish that other people may be happy. And, says Matthieu Ricard, a happiness researcher and a Buddhist monk, altruism is also a great lens for making decisions, both for the short and long term, in work and in life. Sometimes called the “happiest man in the world,” Matthieu Ricard is a Buddhist monk, author and photographer. You can read his full biographical profile at To get your own copy of his magnificent 2004 book The Quantum and the Lotus: A Journey to the Frontiers Where Science and Buddhism Meet simply head over to And earlier this morning New Scientist wrote a terrific piece profiling two books on altruism which their editors highly recommend. Learn more at

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