Prayer can seem kind of ridiculous. If we pester God enough, will we make a difference? When we look at history's best known prayer, we discover that prayer has a lot less to do with trying to get God's attention, and more to do with where ours is.
To dive deeper into the science-y stuff, check out Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli and Buddha's Brain: Neuroplasticity and Meditation by Richard J. Davidson.
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