Posts Tagged ‘Crumbling Social Norms’

Culture of Distraction — Matt Mullenweg

July 15, 2012

Culture of Distraction — Matt Mullenweg.


It’s all the hippies’ fault –

July 13, 2012


Choices, choices. OK, the “work harder” thing is just ridiculous. David Brooks needs to spend an hour or two picking strawberries or cleaning toilets or busing tables and then come back to us and try to repeat, with a straight face, his theory that hours spent driving kids to piano lessons constitute the overcoming of daunting hardship. As for “restraint and reticence,” well, I just wish Brooks would emulate his imaginary WASPs and choose what words he wants to share with us a little more carefully — and sparingly.

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