ON PARADISE DRIVE: HOW WE LIVE NOW (AND ALWAYS HAVE) IN THE FUTURE TENSE BOBOS IN PARADISE: THE NEW UPPER CLASS AND HOW THEY GOT THERE
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Brooks, David The social animal: the hidden sources of love, character, and achievement / David Brooks. p. cm. eISBN: 978-0-679-60393-1 1. Man-woman relationships—United States. 2. Social mobility—United States. 3. Social status—United States. 4. Elite (Social sciences)—United States. 5. Character. I. Title. HQ801.B76 2011 305.5'130973—dc22 2010045785 www.atrandom.com v3.1
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1 DECISION MAKING CHAPTER 2 THE MAP MELD CHAPTER 3 MINDSIGHT CHAPTER 4 MAPMAKING CHAPTER 5 ATTACHMENT CHAPTER 6 LEARNING CHAPTER 7 NORMS CHAPTER 8 SELF-CONTROL CHAPTER 9 CULTURE CHAPTER 10 INTELLIGENCE CHAPTER 11 CHOICE ARCHITECTURE CHAPTER 12 FREEDOM AND COMMITMENT CHAPTER 13 LIMERENCE CHAPTER 14 THE GRAND NARRATIVE CHAPTER 15 MÉTIS CHAPTER 16 THE INSURGENCY CHAPTER 17 GETTING OLDER CHAPTER 18 MORALITY CHAPTER 19 THE LEADER CHAPTER 20 THE SOFT SIDE CHAPTER 21 THE OTHER EDUCATION CHAPTER 22 MEANING CHAPTER ACKNOWLEDGMENTS NOTES
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INTRODUCTION THIS IS THE HAPPIEST STORY YOU’VE EVER READ. IT’S ABOUT two people who led wonderfully fulfilling
lives. They had engrossing careers, earned the respect of their friends, and made important contributions to their neighborhood, their country, and their world. And the odd thing was, they weren’t born geniuses. They did okay on the SAT and IQ tests and that sort of thing, but they had no extraordinary physical or mental gifts. They were fine-looking, but they weren’t...