‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull’ Led to Everything Wrong With Post-Reagan America

Well, that what Heather Havrilesky argues: “Reading [Richard] Bach’s novella can feel like pinpointing the exact moment in American history when our disillusionment and outrage at society’s massive, grand-scale failures yielded to a new kind of personal arrogance, a championing of the individual over the group no matter the cost.”