"A ‘Disgusting’ Yale Professor Moves On"

Article by Frank Bruni

How a target of students’ ire came to write a book about humanity’s transcendent goodness

“To accept this belief that human beings are evil or violent or selfish or overly tribal is a kind of moral and intellectual laziness,” he told me. It also excuses that destructiveness. “The way to repair our torn social fabric is to say: Wait a minute, that’s not quite right.”