Key Insights From:
The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Race and Identity
- Most analyses of our cultural problems stop at politics and don’t touch the underlying narratives that animate us.
- In the absence of a unifying narrative, culture is finding meaning in diversity and division.
- We are so busy denouncing bigots that we forget how quickly and dramatically things have improved for gays in just the past decade.
- Men’s confusion over what women want is understandable.
- Whiteness studies are not progress—they make skin color, rather than the content of one’s character, the basis of assessment once again.
- The extremist fringes of woke culture don’t have to get the final word.