FerrellProfessor Jacob Needleman says that America's Founding Fathers forged a vision of freedom based on a profound inner awareness, an inner awareness needed to live deeply and meaningfully without hindrance, a kind of inner fitness often misunderstood or forgotten today.

Dr. Jacob Needleman, is a Professor of Philosophy at San Francisco State University and a highly regarded writer, thinker and teacher. His body of insightful work allows us to see more of what truly matters in life and why. His book, “The American Soul” not only tells an amazing story about early America, its Founding Fathers and conscious citizenship—it also wisely suggests what deep inner fitness is really all about.