Tag Archives: David Brooks

August 17, 2008

Individualist mentality vs. collectivist mentality

David Brooks in the NY Time Op-Ed section on Tuesday August 12th comments from China that: “The world can be divided in many ways – rich and poor. democratic and authoritarian – but one of the most striking is the divide between the societies with an individualistic mentality and the ones with a collectivist mentality” […]

Economics and politics
July 10, 2008

Education, hard work & economic freedom

David Brooks in the NY Times Op-Ed piece on July 29th, says that the US became the leading econmic power of the 20th century because of the “ferocious belief that people have the power to transform their own lives (which) gave Americans an unparalleled commitment to education, hard work and economic freedom.” He cites the […]

Economics and politics