On his latest TED Talk, "The lies our culture tells us about what matters–and a better way to live," David Brooks highlights that–apart from having an economic crisis, an environmental crisis, and a political crisis–we have a social and relational crisis. During his talk, he exposes three cultural lies, seeking to bring awareness to these beliefs and help us realize the need for a cultural and relational revolution. A revolution that empowers all of us to live a more meaningful, filled with purpose, and joy based life.
David Brooks is a writer and thinker that has covered business, crime and politics over a long career in journalism. He became 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." Brooks is also the author of several books, including a #1 New York Times best seller. Mr. Brooks teaches at Yale University and is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.