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“But your fulfillment in life will not come from how well you explore your freedom and keep your options open… Your fulfillment in life will come from how well you end your freedom.”

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Innae Park

Character, big-noters, and motherhood

There is a show on SBS from PBS in the US.  It is a news service started by Jim Lehrer and another.  It features a weekly news analysis by Mark Shields and David Brooks.  697 more words

David Brooks



Head coach: Robert Smith, 33rd year.

League affiliation: KLAA Kensington Conference (Central Division).

Last year’s finish: Second place, KLAA Central Division (4-1), Division 1 regional, Kensington Conference; 15th, Division 1 state finals. 1,258 more words


Christians on the rack, Brooks on the couch

David Brooks on ISIS:

The ISIS atrocities have descended like distant nightmares upon the numbed conscious of the world. The first beheadings of Americans had the power to shock, but since then there has been a steady barrage of inhumanity: mass executions of Christians and others, throwing gay men from rooftops, the destruction of ancient archaeological treasures, the routine use of poison gas.

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Current Affairs & History

Vampire post gets Brooksed

A while ago I read a great paper by the philosopher L. A. Paul and wrote this post about it, asking:  is the experience of becoming a vampire analogous in important ways to the experience of becoming a parent?   400 more words


The Big Decisions

(from NY times)

AUGUST 25, 2015

David Brooks

Let’s say you had the chance to become a vampire. With one magical bite you would gain immortality, superhuman strength and a life of glamorous intensity. 133 more words


Celebrity Poison

I wish our society was not so celebrity obsessed. It has some obvious negative consequences (Exhibit A: Donald Trump for President). It also chews up and spits out individuals. 619 more words