Brooks’ modesty manifesto

In “The Modesty Manifesto,” David Brooks argues that over the past 50 odd years our culture has overemphasized self-esteem with the result that we do not know ourselves and we have failed to become virtuous citizens wedded to common causes.

Further Reading

Thomas Nagel, “David Brooks’s Theory of Human Nature”

Andrew Taggart, “Who is David Brooks?”

 

 

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