There’s a crucial element in the formation of character that doesn’t seem to make it into the cool books.
People want space to develop their talents and identities. And that’s precisely what prevents them from doing so.
There is only one honest response to a world of moral and aesthetic anarchy, which is to live one’s life…
Men like my grandfather and Humphrey Bogart give us a glimpse of the right relationship between goodness and shrewdness.
If Murray is right about the problem, then the solution demands something from every one of us.
From an average Joe (score: 61), apparently “having it your way” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.
“Coming Apart” demands a thoroughly Christian response, one likely lined with more uncomfortable “how now shall we live” questions than…
Can the American project continue when Americans stop behaving like themselves? Charles Murray doesn’t think so.
The shame you feel is one of the best connections to reality you have. Consider the alternatives.
Brian Brown: David Brooks says it’s a solution to the “Great Divorce” between rich and poor. The facts, Michael Westen…