The Road to Character

The Road to Character

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“I wrote this book uncertain I could continue with the road to character, but I wanted at the least to know what the street looks like and ways in which other people have trodden it.”—David Brooks

With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that contain brought a lot of readers to his New York Times column with the exceptional previous bestsellers, David Brooks has consistently illuminated our daily lives in surprising and original ways. In The Social Animal, he explored the neuroscience of human connection and ways in which we can flourish together. Now, in The Road to Character, he specializes in the deeper values which should inform our everyday life. Responding to what he calls the culture in the Big Me, which emphasizes external success, Brooks challenges us, and himself, to rebalance the scales between our “résumé virtues”—achieving wealth, fame, and status—and our “eulogy virtues Read the rest of this entry »