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Why Can’t We All Just Get Along? Bring Your Questions for Righteous Mind Author Jonathan Haidt

"Morality, by its very nature, makes it hard to study morality," writes the social psychologist Jonathan Haidt. "It binds people together into teams that seek victory, not truth. It closes hearts and minds to opponents even as it makes cooperation and decency possible within groups." His new book is called The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion and it is absorbing on so many levels.
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Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (3 years ago)

Samuel McNerney reviews the work of social psychologist Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion. Haidt proposed that humans believe in five universal moral foundations: Care... Read Post

Jonathan Haidt Answers Your Questions About Morality, Politics, and Religion

Society & Culture : Freakonomics (3 years ago)

We recently solicited your questions for social psychologist Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.  Below are his responses about confirmation bias in religion, the "scor... Read Post

Just a thought as we head into school-board elections. . . .

US Politics / Libertarian : Delaware Libertarian (3 years ago)

From the Freakonomics blog: “Morality, by its very nature, makes it hard to study morality,” writes the social psychologist Jonathan Haidt. “It binds people together into teams that seek victory, not truth. It closes hearts and mind... Read Post


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