Beauty, sexual selection, and meditation

I recently finished the audiobook of “Why Buddhism is True” by Robert Wright. I also recently started reading “The Evolution of Beauty” by Richard Prum, and I think there are ideas in the latter that could inform the former. Of course, when one, as Wright does, writes a book that includes arguments about natural selection, a fuller discourse on evolution helps.

In this case, I noticed that Wright discussed natural selection to the neglect of other evolutionary forces. Continue reading