"Contemporary Classic" an Antidote to "Lame Substitutes"

In a recent column, NRO editor-at-large Kathryn Jean Lopez calls A Return to Modesty a "contemporary classic," and takes the discussion of modesty to the next level: 

We do tend to settle for slavery to this culture. We fear; we drown in burdens and weary in our overstimulation. We let ourselves fall victim to lame substitutes for love and happiness when if we would move away from the screen, we might just discover the real thing. We become blind and deaf; we look at a word like modesty and make assumptions, or just dismiss it. We become indifferent to alternatives, proposals, truth, and challenge. We surrender our freedom even while purporting to be waving its flag.


Read her full, fascinating discussion here