Q&A | The West is highly prosperous—and a sense of futility pervades it all
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 5/07/20, 04:55 pm
Ross Douthat, 40, has for 11 years been a rarity: a conservative and pro-life New York Times columnist. On Feb. 14, before the coronavirus became a major preoccupation, I asked him about ideas in his new book, The Decadent Society. Here are some edited and tightened excerpts.