Amity Shlaes — American Author born on September 10, 1960,

Amity Shlaes is an American author and newspaper and magazine columnist who writes about politics and economics from a classical liberal perspective. Shlaes has authored four books and currently chairs the board of trustees of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation... (wikipedia)

The result of the collaborative culture is that corporations or government institutions focus intensely on internal culture and pour their energy into achieving minuscule policy changes relating to workplace efficiency, gender or race.
There's something unsettling about the education of a child who comfortably enumerates the rules for surviving zombie apocalypse but finds it uncomfortable to enumerate the rules of his grandparents' faith, if he knows them.
People value Halloween, like Valentine's Day, because they can tell themselves that it's not merely secularized but actually secular, which is to say, not Christian, Jewish, Hindu or Muslim.
Entitlements seem to grow with prosperity; not only because they are indexed to inflation or GDP, but also because a prosperous country tells itself it can afford more benefits.
Anyone who experienced World War I close-hand was grossed out by it forever. It just was so awful.