The Resource Why Buddhism is true : The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, Robert Wright

Why Buddhism is true : The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, Robert Wright

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Why Buddhism is true : The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment
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Why Buddhism is true
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The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment
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Robert Wright
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eng
Summary
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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non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Why Buddhism is true : The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, Robert Wright
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Why Buddhism is true : The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment, Robert Wright
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
Taking the red pill -- Paradoxes of meditation -- When are feelings illusions? -- Bliss, ecstasy, and other reasons to meditate -- The alleged nonexistence of your self -- The confirmed nonexistence of your self -- The mental modules that run your life --How thoughts think themselves -- "Self" control -- Encounters with the formless -- The upside of emptiness -- A weedless world -- Like, wow, everything is one (at most) -- Is enlightenment enlightenment? -- So remind me why I should meditate?
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First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
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xii, 321 pages
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9781439195451
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2016041766
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