Robert Wright

Robert Wright is the author of The Evolution of God and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is a former senior editor at The Atlantic.

  • Newt Gingrich: A Hater, Not a Quitter

    Is the former speaker about to go postal?

  • The Greatness of Ron Paul

    By introducing moral imagination to the foreign-policy conversation, the Republican candidate is doing the nation an important service.

  • The Trouble With Time's 'Person of the Year'

    The award should have gone to the thing that empowered last year's wave of protest: the Internet.

  • One World, Under God

    For all the advances and wonders of our global era, Christians, Jews, and Muslims seem ever more locked in mortal combat. But history suggests a happier outcome for the Peoples of the Book. As technological evolution has brought communities, nations, and faiths into closer contact, it is the prophets of tolerance and love that have prospered, along with the religions they represent. Is globalization, in fact, God’s will?


The 86-Year-Old Farmer Who Won't Quit

A filmmaker returns to his hometown to profile the patriarch of a family farm


Riding Unicycles in a Cave

"If you fall down and break your leg, there's no way out."


Carrot: A Pitch-Perfect Satire of Tech

"It's not just a vegetable. It's what a vegetable should be."


An Ingenious 360-Degree Time-Lapse

Watch the world become a cartoonishly small playground


The Benefits of Living Alone on a Mountain

"You really have to love solitary time by yourself."



Just In