Robert Wright on fighting Trump with Buddhist teachings.

Author Robert Wright on the Surprising Similarities Between Buddhist Teaching and Evolutionary Psychology

Author Robert Wright on the Surprising Similarities Between Buddhist Teaching and Evolutionary Psychology

Pointed interviews with Isaac Chotiner.
Aug. 3 2017 7:30 AM

I Have to Ask: The Robert Wright Edition

The author of Why Buddhism Is True thinks mindfulness can be a weapon against Trumpism.

Photo illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Photos by Thinkstock.

Photo illustration by Natalie Matthews-Ramo. Photos by Thinkstock.

Robert Wright is the best-selling author of books such as Nonzero and The Evolution of God. He sat down with Isaac Chotiner to discuss his new book, Why Buddhism Is True; what meditation can teach us about how to oppose Donald Trump; and what Buddhist teachings have in common with evolutionary psychology.

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Podcast production by Audrey Dilling.