Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Republic I Fear

Hi, I’m David Brooks, and that’s incredibly comforting to both you and me because, on the one hand, I’m David Brooks, and wow!, but on the other hand, aren’t we lucky to live in such a safe, law-abiding country? When … Continue reading

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I Am The Deepest Self

Hi, I’m David Brooks, and I’m even more impressed with that fact given what I’ve recently figured out.  Lately, I’ve been diving down to the depths of the iceberg of your mind in order to bring some impressively original thoughts … Continue reading

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Your Ardor Should Pay for My Ease

Hi.  I’m David Brooks and you’re not.  Sorry. I always wanted to say that.  But let me talk about something I’m intimately familiar with: greatness and success.  Michel de Montaigne and Samuel Johnson were two of the great essayists in … Continue reading

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