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We do not connect as we did 150 years ago

David Brooks

David Brooks

We do not connect with one another the way we once did. It used to be normal for us to be willing to die for what we believed in — not any more. These days we look out for our interests much more than we look out for the interests of others. It has not always been like that.

In this article David Brooks looks at how our country has changed in the 150 years since Gettysburg.

As he says in his conclusion, “Makes today’s special interest politics look kind of pathetic.” Continue reading and add your comment