Archive for Mary Eberstadt – Page 2

QUICK LOOK: ‘Damaged masculinity’ may help explain Columbine and other mass shootings – The Washington Post

‘Damaged masculinity’ may help explain Columbine and other mass shootings – The Washington Post. By Michael S. Rosenwald, April 20, 2016 Washington Post contributor I found this article by Michael Rosenwald to be most revealing. It comes on the 17th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. Rosenwald went back and found essays written by […]

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Viewing Millennials’ Embrace of Socialism as Locked Mourning

Author’s note: I am simulposting this post both at LinkedIn Pulse and at Bowlby Less Traveled. Clearly the most important story coming out of the current presidential campaign has to be the embrace of Donald Trump by large numbers of people who appear to be angry and disenfranchised. Arguably the second most important story has […]

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Insecure Attachment & Obesity, Pre-K & Entitlement, and Classrooms & Digital Tech—Imprisoning Minds In the Object World (part II of II)

As promised at the end of part I, I’ll start part II by talking about the following three articles. In my opinion, when taken together, the following three articles paint a picture of minds imprisoned within the middle object brain (a topic I introduced in part I). Here are the three articles: How Parenting Styles […]

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Putting One’s “Transvaluation” House In Order

Over the weekend I enjoyed reading Mary Eberstadt’s 2012 book entitled Adam and Eve after the Pill—Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution. In many ways Adam and Eve after the Pill expands on themes Eberstadt delivers in her 2004 book entitled Home-alone America—The Hidden Toll of Day Care, Behavioral Drugs, and Other Parent Substitutes (a book […]

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Summarizing “Hamlet’s BlackBerry: Building a Good Life in the Digital Age” (part 14)

To refresh your memory, here’s my “sum the sum” from part 13 of my summary of Hamlet’s Blackberry: Marshall McLuhan is probably best known for coining the phrase “The medium is the message.” The transfer of a message not only includes the information itself but also information concerning the medium used. The medium sends implied information. […]

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