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    • Why Buddhism Is True

    • The Science and Philosophy of Meditation and Enlightenment
    • By: Robert Wright
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 10 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    From one of America's greatest minds, a journey through psychology, philosophy, and lots of meditation to show how Buddhism holds the key to moral clarity and enduring happiness. In Why Buddhism Is True, Wright leads listeners on a journey through psychology, philosophy, and a great many silent retreats to show how and why meditation can serve as the foundation for a spiritual life in a secular age.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • One of the best books on secular Buddhism and it's relationship to natural selection and neuroscience

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-09-17

    Regular price: £16.49

    • Moral Animal

    • Why We Are the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
    • By: Robert Wright
    • Narrated by: Greg Thornton
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
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    Are men literally born to cheat? Does monogamy actually serve women's interests? These are among the questions that have made The Moral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years. Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from our sexual preferences to our office politics - as well as their implications for our moral codes and public policies.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Fascinating, and Frustrating

    • By Greg Gauthier on 12-01-17
    • Why We Are the Way We Are: The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
    • By: Robert Wright
    • Narrated by: Greg Thornton
    • Length: 16 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 29-06-10
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 101 ratings

    Regular price: £22.89

    • American Desperado

    • My Life as a Cocaine Cowboy
    • By: Jon Roberts, Evan Wright
    • Narrated by: Christina Rooney, Erik Davies, Johnathan McClain, and others
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 415
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    American Desperado is possibly the most jaw-dropping, event-filled, adrenaline-soaked criminal autobiography ever written. Like a real-life Scarface Jon was born into the upper levels of the Gambino crime family and witnessed his first murder at age seven. He became a one-man juvenile crime wave before joining an assassination squad in Vietnam.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great listen

    • By Rhys on 13-04-15

    Regular price: £24.09

    • Nonzero

    • The Logic of Human Destiny
    • By: Robert Wright
    • Narrated by: Kevin T. Collins
    • Length: 16 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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    At the beginning of Nonzero, Robert Wright sets out to "define the arrow of the history of life, from the primordial soup to the World Wide Web." Twenty-two chapters later, after a sweeping and vivid narrative of the human past, he has succeeded and has mounted a powerful challenge to the conventional view that evolution and human history are aimless.

    Regular price: £27.49

    • The Go Guide: 10 Steps for Innovations in Ministry from Luke 10

    • By: Robert C. Wright, Donna S. Mote
    • Narrated by: Robert C. Wright, Donna S. Mote
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 10 brief chapters Bishop Robert C. Wright and Missioner Donna S. Mote excavate and examine 10 principles for innovations in ministry drawn from the Gospel of Luke Chapter 10 that address questions for the Church going into the world. This is the curriculum for the kinds of missional activity being developed in the Diocese of Atlanta. We challenge ourselves and the world to love like Jesus as we worship joyfully, serve compassionately, and grow spiritually.

    Regular price: £6.79

    • Corporation Nation (Haney Foundation Series)

    • Haney Foundation Series
    • By: Robert E. Wright
    • Narrated by: David Stifel
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Bolstered with archival and original data, including the first complete count of American business corporations before the Civil War, Corporation Nation makes a compelling argument for improved internal governance and more effective external government regulation.

    Regular price: £22.89