Your Moment of Greatest Adversity

… our educational system generally prepares us for climbing this or that mountain, your life is actually defined by how you make use of your moment of greatest adversity. — David Brooks.

Seldom do I do this, but today is an exception. I really do reccomend that you take the time to read the column by David Brooks in today’s NYTimes and discussing it with someone you are very close, that’s titled “The Moral Peril of Meritocracy.”

I can’t say or write it any better so I won’t try to  do so. Let me know what you think. W.



About the author

Webb Hubbell is the former Associate Attorney General of The United States. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, A Game of Inches, The Eighteenth Green, and The East End are published by Beaufort Books and are available online or at your local bookstore. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps and The Eighteenth Green won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller. His latest, “Light of Day” will be on the bookstands soon.


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