Indivdiual versus collective

As you are watching the Olympic Games…and if you have even a smidgen of curiosity about one of the primary differences between East and West, I urge you to check out this op-ed piece by David Brooks in the New York Times titled Harmony and the Dream.

It’s the best and most concise distillation that I’ve run across recently analizying the gap between the cultural mindsets of societies that value the individual and those that value a collective.

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