David Larson

David Larson
David Larson is opinion editor of Carolina Journal, a publication of the John Locke Foundation in North Carolina. He has a masters in theological studies from Spring Hill College and was recently certified in New Urbanism by the University of Miami School of Architecture. David lives in Hillsborough, N.C., with his wife and two young children. His work has also appeared in The Federalist, Crisis Magazine, and the Catholic World Report.

Recent Essays

Conservatives Should Take Another Look at Cohousing

Maybe we can just call it something else, like, “Living with family and friends in a neighborhood designed to encourage the building of social capital, relying on them in real and tangible ways (rather than just manufacturing reasons to occasionally interact with them), and overcoming the isolating dynamics of modern life.”

Man Without A Village: A Beast Or A God

Genuine community only arises when we need one another, and to the extent that we can fool ourselves into thinking we’re self-sufficient, we will find ourselves living in Frankenstein communities as beastly demigods, doomed to forever contrive chitchat or wave awkwardly to people who will always remain largely strangers.

Reclaiming our Private Economies

Hillsborough, NC. The term “care” is used in our times to signify tasks like feeding, changing diapers, bathing, and otherwise maintaining the well-being of...