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Why Buddhism Is True

The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment

by Robert Wright

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The best-selling author of The Evolution of God philosophically explains how the human mind evolved to channel anxiety, depression, anger and greed and how a healthy practice of Buddhist meditation can promote clarity and alleviate suffering.

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