David Brooks – Republicans Can’t Pass Bills

Link There are many different flavors of freedom. For example, there is freedom as capacity and freedom as detachment. Freedom as capacity means supporting people so they have the ability to take advantage of life’s opportunities. You encourage your friend to stick with piano practice so he will have the freedom to really play. You … Continue reading David Brooks – Republicans Can’t Pass Bills

David Brooks – This Age of Wonkery

Background Newspaper Man, David Brooks, writes an article only he can write; as it takes not being solidly behind an Ideology.   Story   Link If you were a certain sort of ideas-oriented young person coming of age in the 20th century, it was very likely you would give yourself a label and join some … Continue reading David Brooks – This Age of Wonkery

David Brooks, New York Times Columnist and Author – The Road to Character

Background David Brooks has been my favorite New York Times columnist for years. He just wrote a new book, Road to Character. He is out selling the book a bit, and that is how I found out about it; more precisely through a Chuck Todd interview. Here are a couple of David's lectures: 2015 Stutt … Continue reading David Brooks, New York Times Columnist and Author – The Road to Character