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Moral Foundations of Conservatives and Liberals: Building on Jonathan Haidt

I always found the Jonathan Haidt Moral Foundations work on the differences in the Moral Foundations of liberals and conservatives very useful. But I also had concerns that it missed some of the liberal moral concerns around Sanctity, Authority, Loyalty … Continue reading

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Jonathan Haidt and Happiness: Five Paths

I like this diagram summarizing Jonathan Haidt’s work on happiness from his book The Happiness Hypothesis:   

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A New Moral Combo Sandwich of Stanovich, Kahneman, Haidt and Greene

Three thinkers have especially influenced my conflict thinking in recent years: Keith Stanovich for his work on the impact of our conscious and unconscious thinking processes. The latter he sees are often largely installed by genetic drives and the mental … Continue reading

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Jonathan Haidt on the Increasing Polarization of American Politics

Posted by Jonathan Haidt in Civility, Politics, Videos Here is my most complete talk on the causes of America’s rising political polarization and dysfunction. It’s more pessimistic than my prior talks. I was invited to speak in November at the … Continue reading

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The Cartoon Version of Jonathan Haidt’s ‘The Righteous Mind’

Well, as our readers know we love cartoons and so we liked this cartoon from Jon Haidt’s blog at http://righteousmind.com/blog/ The cartoon is by Patricia Kambitsch at http://slowlearning.org/ and I liked what she said  too… ‘Dialogue seems limited by our infatuation with our … Continue reading

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A Counter to Jonathan Haidt’s ‘The Righteous Mind’ by George Monbiot

And as this blog is all about argument, I follow the posting about Jonathan Haidt, with one of his critics. I think George Monbiot in the UK Guardian is not doing justice to Jon’s arguments, but I think on the … Continue reading

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Jonathan Haidt: He Knows Why Conservatives Fight

This article in the Wall Street Journal by Holman Jenkins, about my friend Jon Haidt,is probably the most interesting take on the conservative/liberal political divide I have seen for a long time. Though as happens with articles, it doesn’t really … Continue reading

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