The theme is the neuroscience of morality. Oh, yes, he really goes for stretching the mind.
But I could really believe some of the theory. That is, three stages of consciousness:
Q1 robotic, do what you are told or what others are doing
Q2 psychopathic- lack of reflection and rumination
Q3 developed conscience, thoughtful
Don't we all know people in all of those stages? And in this book, they discover a way to move a person- maybe the whole world to a different level.
And Rob always has something to say about the U.S. In this book, he really plays with the election and the relationship between the U.S. and Russia- with Canada in the middle. Rob is Canadian.