New York Times columnist David Brooks is “a very average person with above average communication skills.” In this TED Talk, he poignantly describes feelings of loneliness and the desire for connection that most people harbor but few can so elegantly articulate. Disillusioned by life in the rat race, Brooks took time out to discover the true source of joy in life. His candid, honest presentation offers a timely reminder of what matters above all: human connection.
About the Speaker
New York Times columnist David Brooks is the author of The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life.