Call it the All About Me tripMind you I'm not objecting to this idea; I'm a citizen of this world, too, and I've taken many trips alone. I just note the emphasis in our age on giving to yourself. Which is why, I think, libertarians have suddenly sprouted up all around us, and why it is so difficult for us to carry out any sort of grand common project like national health care.
“One of the greatest gifts you can give yourself” is permission to travel alone.
Monday, June 19, 2017
Here's another item in my ongoing series explaining American politics through our obsessive individualism, this one from the Washington Post: