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Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall: On National Self-Understanding

Can we overcome our collective illusions about ourselves?

May 24, 2021

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“You must work very long to write short sentences,” writes Henry David Thoreau. His best-known short sentence is not an aphorism but an observation: “The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” In his view, while men and women appear to experie...

February 29, 2016