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The lies our culture tells us about what matters -- and a better way to live | David Brooks

The lies our culture tells us about what matters -- and a better way to live | David Brooks

Update: 2019-06-05184
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Our society is in the midst of a social crisis, says op-ed columnist and author David Brooks: we're trapped in a valley of isolation and fragmentation. How do we find our way out? Based on his travels across the United States -- and his meetings with a range of exceptional people known as "weavers" -- Brooks lays out his vision for a cultural revolution that empowers us all to lead lives of greater meaning, purpose and joy.
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Susanna Saunders

As someone living in the (Welsh) Valleys, I guess it is a thing... And yes, I've been in the depths of the valleys on a couple of occasions. This is a Good talk but I disagree that you can't pull yourself out... You can, but it's feckin hard! What you are left with is no religion or spirituality. Just dumb fucks all around you that don't seem to have a clue what they are doing or why...

Jun 14th
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snosaer

is that a saying "in the valley" i m not sure what that means

Jun 5th
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The lies our culture tells us about what matters -- and a better way to live | David Brooks

The lies our culture tells us about what matters -- and a better way to live | David Brooks

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