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The Righteous Mind

Why Good People Are Divided By Politics and Religion

– Jonathan Haidt

 

The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt will challenge the way you think about liberals and conservatives, atheism and religion, and good and evil. In this book, Haidt explores why people hold such widely different beliefs, and why others’ views seem so illogical to us. He reveals that moral judgements arise not from reason, but from intuition, and why we evolved to be this way.

 

An excerpt from the book:

“The mind is divided, like a rider on an elephant, and the rider’s job is to serve the elephant.”

 

Jonathan Haidt is a social and cultural psychologist, and I find his insights both fascinating and disconcerting. How many heated political debates leading nowhere aren’t we forced to deal with on a daily basis? And how many good conversations does this actually lead to in our personal life? I dare to say – none. The Righteous Mind provides you with hope, and will help you understand your fellow human beings as never before. As many others pointed out, it’s not too much to hope that the book will help to reduce conflicts. Haidt is inviting us all to sit at the table – and discover things about ourselves.

 

 

Read. Reflect. Repeat.

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