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Tyler Cowen interviews Jonathan Haidt

Medium HT.Dreher Things that clearly involve harm, violations of rights, there are certain things that are predisposed to be moralized, but the genius of human beings is because we’re so tribal, we can moralize anything that gets tabbed as being … Continue reading

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Edsall and Haidt on Trump

NYTimes and Sanders Purity, Disgust and Trump

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How Liberal Bias has hurt Social Science

Dreher Lack of Political Diversity in Social Science

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The Coddling of the American Mind

Jonathan Haidt in The Atlantic Some political correctness is the embodiment of what cognitive behavior therapies have been trying to undo in anxious or depressed people. Common Cognitive Distortions A partial list from Robert L. Leahy, Stephen J. F. Holland, … Continue reading

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Why Didn’t God Give Israel Tampons and Toilets?

And God Thundered from Sinai “Wash thine hands!”  While Senator Lindsey Graham is afraid ISIS will kill us all at home, I think many Americans are more concerned about the infectious threats of Ebola and Enterovirus D68. In a conversation with … Continue reading

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How Jesus Invites us to be Religious and not Merely Spiritual

Spiritual but Not Religious “Spiritual but not religious” has become the go-to posture for many Californians today. It’s a very appealing idea, one embraced by celebrities of many stripes. Popular musicians like Bono work through spiritual and even Christian images … Continue reading

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Do We Build Wonders for Rain or Wonders for Glory?

Wonder Building If we were to build the Great Pyramid of Giza today one study suggests it would cost roughly 5 billion dollars. They believe it took nearly 20 years to build and required 4,000 workers to complete it. Estimates … Continue reading

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