Why Buddhism is True by Robert Wright

Review by Reg Naulty

Close-up of book cover. | Photo: Courtesy of Simon & Schuster.

Robert Wright has taught psychology and religion at prestigious universities. His motivation here is to overcome, or at least erode, the psychology of tribalism – the tendency to define ourselves by our opposition to some other group. He writes that now we are on the verge of a global community, we should not let the natural distortions in our minds blow the whole thing apart.

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