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O mores, o tempores!

May 29, 2005


Rachel Donadio’s essay in the March 27, 2005 NYT Book Review discussed Ross Gregory Douthat’s memoir “Privalege” in which Douthat described his fellow Harvard undergraduates: “The ambitions of the undergraduates are those of the well trained meritocratic elite, brought up to believe that their worth is contingent on the level of wealth and power and […]