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DAVID BROOKS

David Brooks writes a regular column for The New York Times.

Articles by DAVID BROOKS

Commentary: Going home again Commentary: Going home again
35 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The TED conference is dedicated to innovation. Most of the people who give TED talks are working on some creative project: to invent new bionic limbs for amputees, new telescopes, new fusion reactors or new protest movements to reduce the power of money in politics. [Read More]
Commentary: Understanding the deepest self Commentary: Understanding the deepest self
36 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
There is, by now, a large literature on the chemistry and biology of love and sex. [Read More]
Commentary: The Leaderless Doctrine
37 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
We’re in the middle of a remarkable shift in how Americans see the world and their own country’s role in the world. [Read More]
Commentary: The archipelago of pain Commentary: The archipelago of pain
37 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
We don’t flog people in our prison system, or put them in thumbscrews or stretch them on the rack. We do, however, lock prisoners away in social isolation for 23 hours a day, often for months, years or decades at a time. [Read More]
Commentary: Ease and ardor Commentary: Ease and ardor
38 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Michel de Montaigne and Samuel Johnson are two of the greatest essayists who ever lived. They tackled similar problems and were fascinated by some of the same perplexities, but they represent different personality types and recommended two different ways to live. [Read More]
Commentary: Capitalism for the masses
39 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
When Arthur Brooks was 24, he was playing the French horn in a chamber music concert in Dijon, France. He noticed a beautiful woman smiling at him from the front row, so, after the recital, he made a beeline for her and introduced himself. [Read More]
Commentary: Politics and the refiner's fire Commentary: Politics and the refiner's fire
40 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
In 2005, Michael Ignatieff left a teaching job at Harvard to enter politics in his native Canada with hopes of becoming prime minister. [Read More]
Commentary: Other people's views
41 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Let’s say you’re turning 40 and you realize you want to leave accounting and become a hip-hop artist. People will say you’re having a pathetic midlife crisis, but should you do it anyway? [Read More]
Commentary: Build the Opportunity Coalition Commentary: Build the Opportunity Coalition
42 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
President Barack Obama can spend the remainder of his term planting a few more high-tech hubs, working on reforming the patent law and doing the other modest things he mentioned in his State of the Union address. [Read More]
Commentary: It takes a generation
43 weeks ago - - DAVID BROOKS
Over the past decade we’ve had a rich debate on how to expand opportunity for underprivileged children. But we’ve probably made two mistakes. [Read More]
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