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?


Life as an Obama Impersonator

"When you think you're the president, you just act like you are above everybody else."


Things Not to Say to a Pregnant Woman

You don't have to tell her how big she is. You don't need to touch her belly.


Maine's Underground Street Art

"Graffiti is the farthest thing from anarchy."


The Joy of Running in a Beautiful Place

A love letter to California's Marin Headlands


'I Didn't Even Know What I Was Going Through'

A 17-year-old describes his struggles with depression.



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