Arthur C. Brooks: “Three Equations for a Happy Life”

Arthur C. Brooks recently published “The Three Equations for a Happy Life, Even During a Pandemic” in “The Atlantic.” I generally don’t like his work as he is a  religious and political ideologue. He was president for a decade of the ultra-conservative American Enterprise Institute, and he was converted to Catholicism after he believed the Virgin … Continue reading Arthur C. Brooks: “Three Equations for a Happy Life”

George Packer “We Are Living in a Failed State”

Declaration of Independence by John Trumbull If you read one short article about the state of contemporary America it should be George Packer’s “We Are Living in a Failed State: The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was already broken” in The Atlantic. The essay captures our attention in its very first paragraphs. When the virus came … Continue reading George Packer “We Are Living in a Failed State”