I review Robert Wright’s Why Buddhism Is True: The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment. While it’s not necessary to know the “why” of things in order for Buddhist practice to be effective (and it can actually be a distraction), sometimes it can help us gain additional freedom from our subjective experiences.
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- 119 – Brightening the Mind: Refusing to be Tyrannized by Negative States
- Facing Extinction 1: A Personal Journal (Nov 3-9, 2019)
- 118 – Buddha’s Teachings 15: Nibbana (Nirvana) as the Ultimate Goal
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