The Structure of Gratitude

Gratitude is a form of social glue…

“We live in a capitalist meritocracy that encourages individualism and utilitarianism, ambition and pride. But this society would fall apart if not for another economy (Gratitude), one in which gifts surpass expectations, in which insufficiency is acknowledged and dependence celebrated.” – David Brooks, NYT, OpEd, July 28th, 2015

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