"You," your joys and your sorrows, your memories and your ambitions, your sense of personal identity and free will, are in fact no more than the behavior of a vast assembly of nerve cells and their associated molecules.
The Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search For The Soul is a book written by no ordinary person. It is written by Francis Crick, the co-discoverer of the DNA double Helix structure in 1953 and a Noble laureate - 1963. Died in 2004 due to Colon Cancer.
My attention was caught to the DNA world after watching a TV interview with James Watson, who was Francis Colleague and the other co-discoverer of the double Helix. I have finished reading two of Watson's books and was intrigued by his "DNA - The secret of Life" Book.
Understanding how things inside your cells work opens up a new dimension of arts and science to the frontiers of you thinking. Moreover, a great sense of appreciation to a breath taking process that bewilders your mind and leaves you totally seized by its beauty.