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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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The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion: Jon Haidt: Top Ten Conflict Tips

Long ago and far away, my then girlfriend very conservative Sally said one day to a very radical me: ‘You know there are just as many assholes on my side in politics as on yours. And she named some examples … Continue reading

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Religion, Transcendence and Group Selection: Jon Haidt’s View

I guess since I first read Darwin as a late teenager I have assumed that group selection was the case, that organisms that successfully bonded together would thrive against those that did not. I guess this was my Welsh mining … Continue reading

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Top Ten Recent Books that Throw Light on Conflict

Well I guess it is the time of year for book lists, though whether you want these as gifts…These are the books I have read this year that throw most light on conflict and on my particular focus these days: … Continue reading

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