I love giving gifts. All of it—the shopping, the hunt for the perfect item, the joy on someone’s face when you totally nail it, everything. Something I love even more? When a wonderful gift also gives back to the world.
Last week, conservative pundit David Brooks wrote a column saying that Americans were using certain words less in their writing, and this proved the U.S. isn’t as virtuous as it used to be. For instance, a study using the Google books database “found that between 1960 and 2008 individualistic words and phrases increasingly overshadowed communal […]