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Posts tagged “David Brooks”

The Necessity Of Trust

Dante Alighieri, Zygmunt Bauman, and the difficulty of building a solid life in liquid modernity

Posted September 13th, 2016

The Forever Culture War

It never ends because the progressive spirit is restless and infinitely radical. Maybe we can’t win it, but we must mount a resistance

Posted May 18th, 2016

Antipolitical Politics: A Non-Religious Example

How you can be politically effective without having anything to do with the government

Posted May 17th, 2016

Conservatism After Trump

David Brooks predicts — and prescribes — a turn towards localism

Posted April 29th, 2016

Cheer Up, Conservatives

What’s good about the Trump phenomenon, by someone who hates Trump

Posted March 25th, 2016

‘The Revolution Is At Hand’

Trump hits new highs in national polling. This thing really is happening

Posted January 26th, 2016

The Potemkin Village of Conservatism

The Trump phenomenon shows how pasteboard-thin Conservatism™ is

Posted January 22nd, 2016

There And Back Again

David Brooks, the Benedict Option, and the journey toward meaning

Posted January 13th, 2016

Is ‘Commitment Pluralism’ the Answer?

We have made it impossible for the center to hold, and complain that people will not hold on to the center

Posted January 7th, 2016

Hating the GOP Counterestablishment

Are you a conservative and/or Republican who thinks the outsider-insiders are nuts?

Posted December 11th, 2015

Terrorism & This Religious Century

The ‘Rocamadour Moment’ of the West

Posted November 18th, 2015

David Brooks on ‘The Next Culture War’

Should Christians fight? Retreat? Brooks suggests a third way

Posted June 30th, 2015

The Joy of Hating

David Brooks and the exhilarating pleasure of spite

Posted May 29th, 2015

Emancipation from Mental Slavery

Poverty, social psychology, and the invisible ties that bind

Posted May 1st, 2015

The Dark Wood of David Brooks

The columnist writes about finding the way back to the straight path

Posted April 13th, 2015

Into the Inferno

Hell as a black hole of the ego

Posted April 10th, 2015

Indiana & the Benedict Option

The handwriting is on the Hoosier wall for the future of post-Christian America

Posted March 31st, 2015