Latest from Arthur C. Brooks

El distanciamiento social puede enseñarnos a ser menos solitarios

Si bien las autoridades sanitarias están en lo correcto al afirmar que el distanciamiento social es necesario, yo añadiría como sociólogo que es un mal necesario.
  • Apr 16, 2020
  • Opinion

How social distancing could ultimately teach us how to be less lonely

We need to do it at the moment. Maybe when the crisis ends, we’ll finally embrace what really makes us happy.
  • Mar 20, 2020
  • Opinion

Trump and I disagreed at the National Prayer Breakfast. But we listened to each other.

Only in the U.S. can we freely speak our minds.
  • Feb 14, 2020
  • Opinion

America’s crisis of contempt

What is leading us to this dark place? Here's what I said in my speech at the National Prayer Breakfast.
  • Feb 7, 2020
  • Opinion

Should I stay, or should I go? How to balance American rootedness and wanderlust.

To forsake home and move for opportunity has been considered part of the American character since the nation’s earliest days.
  • Feb 6, 2020
  • Opinion

We need to pay more attention to the epidemic of suicide

Increasing acceptance, especially when reflected in the media and on the Internet, can affect the decision of a person in crisis.
  • Jan 24, 2020
  • Opinion

How to avoid the traps that produce loneliness and isolation

We need to stop letting technology and corrosive politics control our behavior.
  • Jan 2, 2020
  • Opinion

This holiday season, we can all learn a lesson from Beethoven

Listen to the composer’s Ninth Symphony, written when he was totally deaf.
  • Dec 13, 2019
  • Opinion

The world is doing much better than the bad news makes us think

In the vast majority of countries, health, living conditions and education are advancing rapidly.
  • Dec 2, 2019
  • Opinion

‘Transhumanist’ eternal life? No thanks, I’d rather learn not to fear death.

The idea that aging is not inevitable is now in the mainstream.
  • Nov 15, 2019