Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Coming Apart

David Brooks gives Charles Murray's new book a good review.
I’ll be shocked if there’s another book this year as important as Charles Murray’s “Coming Apart.” I’ll be shocked if there’s another book that so compellingly describes the most important trends in American society.
Spencerblog concurs.

UPDATE: Except maybe for Brooks' suggesting about requiring the jamming together of the two "tribes" into a National Service Program. Color me agnostic.

1 Comments:

Blogger CharlieSix said...

'The truth is, members of the upper tribe have made themselves phenomenally productive.' What's the beef? Isn't this the American dream? Does the fact that the members of the upper tribe being productive deny the lower tribe from also working hard and thus becoming equally productive? As far as I know there is nothing that precludes any member of any tribe from achieving if they want to work hard to achieve success...

February 2, 2012 at 10:09 PM 

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