The Ambition Explosion

By David Brooks

Wider World—“The Ambition Explosion” by David Brooks in the New York Times, (11/27/14).  “In 1976, Daniel Bell published a book called “The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism.” Bell argued that capitalism undermines itself because it nurtures a population of ever more self-gratifying consumers.”  A related biblical theme:  “Then you will know the truth and the truth will set you free” (John 8:32).  Read this article online or print it out at: