Robert Wright Tells us Buddhism is True – We’re Interviewing Him to Find out why

This January over at The Panpsycast will be interviewing Robert Wright about his book Why Buddhism is True. Robert Wright is an incredibly popular author and has written many bestsellers: Nonzero, Moral Animal, and The Evolution of God.


Robert has been labelled one of the top 100 global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine in 2009, and Bill Clinton instructed all his White House staff to read his monograph Nonzero because of its “astonishing” message. His books have been translated into more than a dozen different languages across the globe, and he has written for many prestigious publications including: The Atlantic Monthly, The New Yorker, The New York Times Magazine, Foreign Policy, The Washington Post, and The Financial Times.

We will be talking with Robert about his incredibly popular bestseller, Why Buddhism is True. In this book Robert introduces us to many Buddhist ideas, teaches us why there is no self to which we should feel attached, discusses how evolution has over-engineered us for the modern world, and how meditation can help with many facets of human life.

Robert is no stranger to podcasting, as he hosts his own show on the BloggingHeads site: The Wright Show. You can listen to Robert’s The Wright Show here.

If you have a question that you’d like to ask Robert about his book, or even. Buddhism in general, then you can submit them on our website here. Alternatively, you could tweet them to The Panpsycast at our twitter page.

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