Thursday, March 05, 2009

Brooks' Articles

Here's Psst! Human Capital

Marshmellows and Public Policy

Of Love and Money

Investing in Human Futures

10 comments:

Kirsten said...

I'm still in shock from reading the marshmellow story the first time. As soon as i have children and they are that age I am going to try it =]] I like David Brooks. He should write a book.

SamWofford said...

I agree I'm totally going to try it but why wait for your kids i have plenty of victims... i mean cousins.

John Y. said...

These articles were very interesting I've always known the importance of character, but for it to have such an impact on success in our society is astonishing.

Barry W. said...

i dont have any kids but i really want to have 13 kids. i think that is a good number. now i dont have to work :)

Lucas said...

The marshmallow article seems to prove the Bible right. Both agree that disciplined children have a much better chance at succeeding in the real world.

JLYNN said...

I love the marshmallow article. But unfortunately I think I would be the one who ate the one marshmallow and didn't have self-control and wait. Maybe I'll end up in jail soon. haha

LindsyM. said...

I agree with Kristen. I cant wait to try that with my kids, after i decide to have them that is.

Barry you really shouldnt have kids... I can see it now you have 13 and you name some of them after the Transformers and then you leave them on the side of the road just so you can wonder what they are talking about (dane cook)

Alycia said...

I used 3 of these articles in the last paper. I really enjoyed the marshmellow one though. Interesting...but come on, marshmellows...sooo good...cant resist...HA.

JCampos said...

Comparing lifelong success with marshmallows is crazy but it is obviously true. I have always thought that patience was a virtue....guess it's true!!

Mindy said...

i love these articles. i used all of them in my essay and i actally enjoyed reading them. usually i just get bored or toss them to the side.