January 18, 2006
American Vertigo, a just published book by French author Bernard-Henri Lévy, updates that earlier Frenchman’s travels and astute observations about U.S. values and behaviors. In a Newsweek interview he zeroes in on:
…a tendency in America to believe that the bigger the better for everything—for churches, cities, malls, companies and campaign budgets. There's an idolatry of bigness.