The Righteous Mind: How Moral Psychology Can Explain Part of the Political Mess We’re In
Saturday, May 26, 2012,
12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
Political incivility and partisan gridlock are not unique to our time, but they have gotten worse since the early 1990s. In this talk, I’ll show how recent findings in moral psychology, combined with a dash of political science, can help us understand what has happened in the United States that renders the national government increasingly unable to act in an efficient and effective way.
Jonathan Haidt in the news: National Post (Nov 29, 2011) , The New York Times (Jan 23, 2012), The Chronicle (Jan 29, 2012) , Boston Globe (Feb 2, 2012), The New York Times (Feb 20, 2012), The New York Times (Mar 17, 2012), The Wall Street Journal (Mar 18, 2012), The New York Times (Mar 31, 2012), New York Magazine (April 16, 2012) and the Colbert Report (May 2012).