The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

Jonathan Haidt

April 07, 2019

Our reasoning is flawed and prone to overconfidence, so it’s dangerous to construct theories based on pure reason, unconstrained by intuition and historical experience

April 07, 2019

Conservatives believe that people are inherently imperfect and are prone to act badly when all constraints and accountability are removed

March 10, 2019

Moral systems are interlocking sets of values, virtues, norms, practices, identities, institutions, technologies, and evolved psychological mechanisms that work together to suppress or regulate self-interest and make cooperative societies possible.

January 01, 2019

Intuitions come first, strategic reasoning second.

December 27, 2018

one younger. Both are fully attentive to the procedure, but the older nurse occasionally

December 23, 2018

between morality and food 2,300 years ago when

December 09, 2018

“skilled arguers … are not after the truth but after arguments supporting their views.”50


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