David Brooks has written a fascinating essay on how self-presentation in politics is very different from that in the academic world, and how Michael Ignatieff came to grief in Canada finding this out the hard way. I don’t feel the need to comment further on politics here, but I wish Brooks had written about a third area of life: the business world. I fear that it is more like the political world than the academic world. Of course Brooks probably doesn’t know anything about business, but I wish somebody competent would write a follow-up to Brooks on how self-presentation in business differs from what occurs in academics and politics.
A Home in California: Are Our Communities Sustainable? Event Details:Tuesday, March 26, 20199 AM – 5 PMPepperdine School of Public PolicyWilburn AuditoriumMalibu, CAFor details and registration, click here In this conference Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy bring together a unique mix […]
These days many people are trying to defend ‘Western Civilization’. Yet, at the moment, Western Civilization seems to be moving into Version 3.0, and the form it will take is not fully clear. So what, actually, are they trying to […]
We were planning to be abroad this Christmas, but our plans changed. It was just our nuclear family, so we didn’t get a tree; but I found this in our room and brought it down. I thought we needed some […]