Why Buddhism Is True The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Number of Pages: 336
Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.276 lbs.
List Price: $36.00
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From one of America’s greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. Robert Wright famously explained in The Moral Animal how evolution shaped the human brain. The mind is designed to often delude us, he argued, about ourselves and about the world. And it is designed to make happiness hard to sustain. But if we know our minds are rigged for anxiety, depression, anger, and greed, what do we do? Wright locates the answer in Buddhism, which figured out thousands of years ago what scientists are only discovering now. Buddhism holds that human suffering is a result of not seeing the More...
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