Monday, June 6, 2011

This is your brain on David Brooks

"This is your brain on Brooks: an organ hard-wired to reduce moral decisions to consumer choices."  So writes the brilliant and frequently hilarious Gary Greenberg about The Social Animal, by David Brooks.  "A government devoted to our happiness is a terrifying prospect," he writes.  "I'd settle for a politics, and a political columnist, committed to preventing misery."

Read it in The Nation.

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