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The Righteous Mind

Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

Jonathan Haidt

Explore the roots of moral judgments and human cooperation in this groundbreaking book. Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt challenges conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion, showing how gut feelings, not reason, drive our moral beliefs. Discover why liberals, conservatives, and libertarians have such different intuitions about right and wrong, and why each side is right about significant issues. The Righteous Mind is a must-read for anyone looking to trade in anger for understanding and gain a deeper insight into our eternal divisions and conflicts.
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I’m a big fan of @JonHaidt’s books. The Happiness Hypothesis first got me thinking about happiness (which led to Happy, my last book), The Righteous Mind is tremendous & was part of forming Sacrifice (on Netflix) and now starting The Coddling Of The American Mind. Thanks Jon!      source
Someone asked me how to understand why we seem so divided. The best book I have read on this is the Righteous Mind by Jon Haidt      source
On morality and politics, and on the two kinds of fairness, I can't recommend this book by @JonHaidt too highly:      source
I used to think so until I read this thought-provoking book that has forever changed my views, which talks not only about tribes but also about humans make decisions in ways that are different from how we think we make decisions.      source
The best work on this is a book by Jonathan Haidt “The Righteous Mind: Why good People are Divided by Religion and Politics.” He argues that human beings have deeply entrenched moral intuitions which guide their assessment of reality. Facts matter very little if at all.      source
I love @JonHaidt's book The Righteous Mind so much and I think it all boils down to: "never forget everyone is full of shit including me."      source
@DZRishmawy @collinhansen it's the most important book in years      source
@eggheader @OnemuVictor1 @JonHaidt Abeg order two. I read Righteous Mind which he also wrote, and that was a very fascinating book.      source
@JeffRomeo8 LOVE him and that book      source
@Emmyjewel @JonHaidt Righteous Mind is an even better book IMO      source
IMO, these are the top 5 books to read for surviving 2020 and beyond: ▫️ The Blank Slate – @sapinker ▫️ Kindly Inquisitors – @jon_rauch ▫️ The Righteous Mind – @JonHaidt ▫️ Higher Superstition – Paul Gross & Norman Levitt ▫️ Cynical Theories – @HPluckrose & @ConceptualJames      source
“The human mind is a story processor, not a logic processor.” ― Jonathan Haidt, from his brilliant book The Righteous Mind      source
The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt is a really good book; we're all selfish & groupish      source
@duffgibson @DavidEpstein I really enjoyed that book      source
All about trying to figure out the gap between the red and blue states – Republican and Democrat – and it’s really interesting.      source