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Andrew M. Mwenda

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Andrew Mwenda is a Ugandan print, radio and television journalist, and the founder and owner of The Independent, a current affairs newsmagazine.
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The Mating Mind
How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature
Geoffrey Miller - Apr 17, 2001 (first published in 2000)
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At once a pioneering study of evolution and an accessible and lively reading experience, The Mating Mind marks the arrival of a prescient and provocative new science writer. Psychologist Geoffrey Miller offers the most convincing-and radical-explanation for how and why the human mind evolved.Consciousness, morality, creativity, language, and art: t...
Andrew M. Mwenda
Jul 08, 2020
Just been reading Geoffrey Miller’s book on evolutionary psychology, The Mating Mind: How Sexual Choice Shaped the Evolution of Human Nature. It elicits a powerful question: Is it possible to love someone passionately, even be willing to die for them, yet cheat on them daily?     source
The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Jonathan Haidt - Feb 12, 2013 (first published in 2012)
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As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossiblechallenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows ...
Andrew M. Mwenda
Aug 23, 2019
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