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Monday, 20 February 2012

TFL O2 #3 On the moral roots of liberals and conservatives (via TED)

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the five moral values that form the basis of our political choices, whether we're left, right or center. In this eye-opening talk, he pinpoints the moral values that liberals and conservatives tend to honor most.

Jonathan Haidt studies how -- and why -- we evolved to be moral. By understanding more about our moral roots, his hope is that we can learn to be civil and open-minded toward those whose morals don't match ours, but who are equally good and moral people on their own terms.

Clear insights on the moral roots of ideology: MoralLiberalsConservatives

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