Robert Wright ’79 explained in The Moral Animal that evolution shaped the human brain to self-delude and to make happiness difficult to sustain. Our minds, he argues, are programmed to be anxious, greedy, and depressed, but there is an answer:  Buddhism, specifically Buddhist meditation. Why Buddhism is True (Simon & Schuster) touches on psychology, philosophy, and neuroscience to show that Buddhist meditation provides a way out of our minds’ delusions.