|Re: Good news from David Brooks of the NYT||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Susan Adams (sadams430gmail.com)|
|Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 05:29:45 -0700 (PDT)|
Good suggestions. Thanks, Fred. On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 7:15 AM, Fred H Olson <fholson [at] cohousing.org> wrote: > > This thread is about an article by David Brooks who is an Op-Ed > columnist for The New York Times in September 2003. He is currently a > commentator on "PBS NewsHour," NPR's "All Things Considered" and NBC's > "Meet the Press." > > The commentary article "The Great Affluence Fallacy" has the tag line: > "Money can buy privacy, but privacy often makes life worse." > > It ponders the widespread American preference for independence and automony > and how that contradicts the need for community. > > He concludes with > >It wouldn't surprise me if the big change in the coming decades > >were this: an end to the apotheosis of freedom; more people making the > >modern equivalent of the Native American leap [by which he means > defecting to live a "communal and tribal life". ] > > The article can be found via the shorter url: > > http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/09/opinion/the-great-affluence-fallacy.html > > > -------- > About this thread. (Sort of putting on my list manager hat) > > The subject line: > "Good news from David Brooks of the NYT" > and the first line of the original post: > > A delightful surprise for cohousers who open this link. > > struck me as rather close to all the phishing messages that sneak thru > spam filters. It came from a reputable cohousing-L poster but > viruses can spoof the From: line of email (make it look like it came > from the stated sender even tho it came from the spammer). I was also > put off by the ugly 4 line url (which btw does work if you cut and > paste the whole thing). With other things on my plate I did not follow > the link till Susan reposted the long url as one long line which works > from the archives where I read cohousing-L. > > I urge more substantive subject lines and descriptions of links > rather than ones that just say some variation of > "I think you should follow this link". > > Maybe a subject line like: > "More communalism -- David Brooks of the NYT" > > Fred, cohousing-L list manager > > -- > I support Hillary Clinton for President. ( formerly Bernie Sanders) > Fred H. Olson Minneapolis,MN 55411 USA (near north Mpls) > Email: fholson at cohousing.org 612-588-9532 > My Link Pg: http://fholson.cohousing.org > _________________________________________________________________ > Cohousing-L mailing list -- Unsubscribe, archives and other info at: > http://www.cohousing.org/cohousing-L/ > > > -- *www.jubileecoho.com <http://www.jubileecoho.com>* A great place to grow a family!
- Re: Good news from David Brooks of the NYT, (continued)
- Re: Good news from David Brooks of the NYT Susan Adams, August 9 2016
Re: Good news from David Brooks of the NYT Fred H Olson, August 10 2016
- Re: Good news from David Brooks of the NYT Susan Adams, August 10 2016
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