David Brooks

2017: The Soul of America

Over the past few years, as partisan, political wars have been raging, The New York Times columnist DAVID BROOKS has been mining a different vein. He has been traveling around the country, talking to Americans about something beyond and deeper than politics, trying to find out what matters to them and taking the measure of their longings and loyalties and loneliness. He says people are looking for connections with each other, with their families and their communities, and trying to figure out how to live fulfilled and meaningful lives of moral worth. These are themes he explored in his two most recent books, THE ROAD TO CHARACTER and THE SOCIAL ANIMAL, and that he explores in this talk.

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