Why Buddhism Is True

GEEZ I’m behind on my reading! Here’s a book review in the New York Times Book Review from LAST Summer that just turned up in my reading stack. As ye should know, Aleister Crowley considered himself a staunch Buddhist for quite a while and in fact pointedly turned his back on Liber AL because many of its propositions offended his Buddhist sense of ethics. This review looks at Why Dubbhisim is True by Robert Wright. An excerpt states:

“The goal of ‘Why Buddhism Is True’ is ambitious: to demonstrate ‘that Buddhism’s diagnosis of the human predicament is fundamentally correct, and that its prescription is deeply valid and urgently important.’ It is reasonable to claim that Buddhism, with its focus on suffering, addresses critical aspects of the human predicament. It is also reasonable to suggest that the prescription it offers may be applicable and useful to resolve that predicament.”


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