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Posts tagged “David Brooks”

Slouching Towards Birmingham

The martyrdom of Roy Moore, and other self-deluding narratives

Posted November 14th, 2017

St. Benedict & The Dark Mountain

Paul Kingsnorth and the recovery of contemplation and awe

Posted November 2nd, 2017

The Corrupting Power Of The Inner Ring

Alan Jacobs’ new book How To Think is in part a guide to maintaining your intellectual integrity

Posted October 10th, 2017

Yippie For Trump!

Abbie Hoffman and Donald Trump: scourges of establishment monuments

Posted September 26th, 2017

More On David Brooks’s Sandwich Shop

Deep down, mockers know he’s telling an unsettling truth about class and culture in America

Posted July 12th, 2017

When Is A Sandwich Not Just A Sandwich?

Condensed symbols, cultural elites, and Italian salami as a barrier to social mobility

Posted July 11th, 2017

The Trump Line

At which point do the president’s backers quit blaming others for his troubles?

Posted May 19th, 2017

The GOP Sellout Of Working People

Which non-wealthy Americans are actually helped by this Obamacare repeal disaster?

Posted March 24th, 2017

The Telos Crisis

A loss of national purpose and a binding mission at the heart of our sense of decline

Posted March 21st, 2017

David Brooks On The Benedict Option

He calls it ‘the most discussed and most important religious book of the decade’

Posted March 14th, 2017

Can Government Heal A Broken Society?

The limits and delusions of Trumpism — and of politics

Posted March 3rd, 2017

Asking The Fallows Question

Where would you go to see Big History right now?

Posted February 7th, 2017

Who Are We? What Are We For?

Political questions, yes, but ultimately, religious questions

Posted February 3rd, 2017

Those Stung By Wasps

Republicans and conservatives had better draw a red line against Trumpism in the sand of their consciences

Posted January 31st, 2017

Politics At the Dinner Table

An example of the antipolitical politics of the Benedict Option

Posted October 18th, 2016

After Liberalism

The Benedict Option and neoreaction

Posted October 10th, 2016

The Necessity Of Trust

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

Posted September 13th, 2016