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Our new 21st Century virtues

29 March 2024

4:55 PM

29 March 2024

4:55 PM

What are the weapons of choice employed by Culture War activists? Emotions and accusations certainly, but also, more subtly perhaps, they use a number of newly crafted virtues.

In her short monograph, 21st Century virtues: how they are failing our democracy, Lucinda Holdforth drew an interesting inventory: authenticity, empathy, humility, self-care, and vulnerability.

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