In his column of August 12, which is an important contribution to today’s debates, Frank Bruni introduces Professor Mark Lilla, of Columbia University. Lilla comments that “classroom conversations that once might have begun, I think A, and here is my argument, now take the form, Speaking as an X, I am offended that you claim B. 1,318 more words
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It takes 52 seconds approximately to recite our National Anthem and that is how long the sense of patriotism lasts for the day, and the rest is for Freedom Sales, freedom from routine, freedom from work, freedom to relax and freedom of spirit flowing through our veins. 6 more words
It’s tough isn’t it?
We as busy human beings have to worry about either school (test scores, getting those co-curricular activities, social drama); work (surviving your boss, getting a promotion, that annoying workmate); or life (being successful, finding happiness, discovering purpose)… AND yet social situations force us—against all the hullabaloo—to try to be likeable? 650 more words