David Brooks Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center

Don’t Nuke the Nuclear Family

The 1950s are not coming back. But the nuclear family, far from being discredited, has been vindicated by the decay that surrounds us now.

David Brooks’s Journey Toward Faith

David Brooks’s latest book addresses the commitments that define a life of meaning and purpose, including family and spouse, vocation, and community. But I read it as, first and foremost, a memoir of a journey toward religious faith.

“What We Have Loved, Others Will Love, and We Will Teach Them How”

Teaching others to love what is worth loving, to have the human heart drawn to what is good and beautiful and true, is the great task for conservatives and the great task of civilization.