Tags » David Brooks

cherry coconut granola + a journey back to the wonder


When most people think about the future, they dream up ways they might live happier lives. But notice this phenomenon. When people remember the crucial events that formed them, they don’t usually talk about happiness. 1,250 more words

Food

Talking Character with David Brooks

By Kaitlyn Tyra–Ready for an evening in Houston, LEAP students departed from Huntsville eager to attend a World Affairs Council Meeting to learn more about how to achieve moral character. 543 more words

Civic Engagement

The Place of Humility

This a terrific short interview with NY Times writer, David Brooks. For me it feels particularly resonant in an era which has given us the invention of the “selfie stick.” Enjoy. 16 more words

Mindfulness

Would I (could I) have done it? Hmmmmm. Inspiring? Absolutely.

David Brooks: Building Spiritual Capital:

Lisa Miller is a professor of psychology and education at Columbia University. One day she entered a subway car and saw that half of it was crowded but the other half was empty, except for a homeless man who had some fast food on his lap and who was screaming at anybody who came close.

198 more words
Inspire

David Brooks: Building Spiritual Capital

New York Times — Lisa Miller is a professor of psychology and education at Columbia University. One day she entered a subway car and saw that half of it was crowded but the other half was empty, except for a homeless man who had some fast food on his lap and who was screaming at anybody who came close. 69 more words

Culture

A Place Where You Can Bring Things Together: Andrew Burke reviews 'Open House' by David Brooks

Open House by David Brooks, UQP 2015.

There are many themes in David Brooks new book Open House, many values of love, many heart felt convictions, many parables and narratives. 824 more words

Australian Poetry

Columnists Hilariously and Frustratingly Screw Up Iraq Question

If you’re into horrifying amounts of stupidity and absurdity, then the past week has been a fun time for you. Both politicians and columnists got all mixed up with their inability to answer questions that are fairly simple. 1,978 more words

Media