A Lecture Worth Watching

I saw this linked over at Maggie's Farm and decided to give it a look. Despite the video's title - The State of White America - Charles Murray's lecture it is not about race but about culture and increasing economic separation between social classes in America.

It's not really about politics, but he does mention American principles, American Exceptionalism, and what is required for a self-governing citizenry. "Self-governing," of course, has a dual meaning.

A lot of it is about class and "social capital" in America.

One quote from him: "The upper middle class seems to be keeping all the good stuff to itself: religion, marriage, morality, civic and social engagement, industriousness, and long work hours..." 

While it is well over an hour long, it is definitely worth the time to watch.