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The Way to Produce a Person

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working on wall street

David Brooks writes in The New York Times about a young man’s decision to work on Wall Street so that he can give lots of money away. Brooks warns against seeing one’s life in utilitarian or consequentialist terms. He writes, “Instead of seeing yourself as one person deeply embedded in a particular community, you may end up coolly looking across humanity as a detached god.” Read it here: The Way to Produce a Person