After 50-plus years of social unraveling, many reformers still see the “therapeutic model” as a cure for what ails American society. Or would a return to the classical virtues, as a means of healing first the person and then the culture, be the way of renewal?
Read the rest of my essay over at Acton News and Commentary: here.
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- Charles Murray’s ‘Coming Apart: The State of White America’ (nytimes.com)
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- What the Founders Would Tell Charles Murray (thedailybeast.com)
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- ‘Coming Apart': Charles Murray sees an America divided, but not by race (csmonitor.com)
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