David Brooks Talks Modesty (or, Lack of Modesty)
New York Times columnist David Brooks gives an entertaining and insightful talk on how our culture has changed over the last half century in terms of how we regard oursleves. He asserts that America has moved from a culture of self-effacement to a culture of self-expression.
In this short clip, hear how Brooks believes this shift has impacted our relationship to debt and our attitude toward risk.
Watch the clip: