Why Buddhism Is True By Robert Wright

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This book starts with two serious, non-trivial, overarching claims: that Buddhism is correct in Its diagnosis of the human condition, that we seek, mindlessly and eternally, temporary pleasures that.

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Six new paperbacks to check out this week. WHY BUDDHISM IS TRUE: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, by Robert Wright. (Simon & Schuster, $17.) Can Buddhism’s central tenets.

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September 26, 2017 • In his new book, Robert Wright explores Buddhism’s take on our suffering, our anxiety and our general dis-ease — where he sees it lining up with scientific fields, says blogger.

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