On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Sigmund Freud's birth, Scientific American Mind examines the lasting, controversial legacy of the Father of Psychoanalysis.
Steve Hobson went blind about eight years ago. In adapting to his new life he searched for a retreat, somewhere quiet and peaceful that would allow him to relax. He attended a Sesshin at the Stonewater Zen Sangha. Stonewater Zen Sangha is a Zen Buddhist group based in Liverpool. Steve's book explains his life as a blind person, and what happens during a Zen Buddhist retreat. It is a warm, well-written, account that will inspire the listener.