Alan Jacobs


Freddie deBoer: “Sometimes I think the great American rite of passage is when you go from a youth full of Ritalin to an adulthood full of Xanax. All that yoga and relaxation tea and time spent grinding on a meditation app, it all looks transparently like an aftershock from a culture that makes aspiration itself that which is most aspired to, a class of strivers striving to strive, clawing up the hill of achievement with bloody elbows. It ain’t healthy. Maybe it’s time to kill the thing off at the root?”