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The tyrany of moral intuition?

Liberals don’t understand conservative values. And they can’t recognize this failing, because they’re so convinced of their rationality, open-mindedness and enlightenment. From Willian Saletan’s review of a new book by psychologist Jonathan Haidt. Haidt’s previous book, The Happiness Hypothesis, was … Continue reading ?
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Politics / US Politics : The Moderate Voice (5 years ago)

On ABC, Paul Krugman effectively summed up what many liberals are saying about Sanford-gate: If a liberal sees somebody who talks about moral values and does something like this, and they call it hypocrisy. A conservative looks at i... Read Post

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Academics / Mathematics : Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science (2 years ago)

In a review of psychologist Jonathan Haidt’s recent book, “The Righteous Mind,” William Saletan writes: You’re smart. You’re liberal. You’re well informed. You think conservatives are narrow-minded. You can’t understand why working-... Read Post

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