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User Review  - kukulaj - LibraryThing

I found this book annoying. The author presents a conservative point of view, and I am a liberal, so that's that! But actually even if the book had presented a liberal point of view, I think I would ... Read full review

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User Review  - atheist_goat - LibraryThing

Halfway through this book, and incredibly frustrated with the rhetorical reaching Haidt undertakes in order to claim that everyone can be equally right and what might look like bigotry has to be ... Read full review

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User Review  - erwinkennythomas - LibraryThing

Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion attempted to find answers to this perplexing problem. Haidt therefore reasoned that intuition comes first ... Read full review

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User Review  - DonnaRowe - LibraryThing

I found the analogy of the elephant and rider helpful, but the rest of the book was a celebration of the moral superiority of conservatism. While conservatives certainly have valid points to make, I ... Read full review

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User Review  - drbrand - LibraryThing

The points are all very well made. The Social Intuitionist Model is convincing and useful in understanding how ineffectual reason can be in a moral argument, but it would have been interesting to see ... Read full review

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User Review  - DerekCaelin - LibraryThing

Really thought provoking. Made me understand a little better how people think on the opposite sides of the spectrum, and how compelling moral arguments get made. (It's not just facts.) Read full review

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User Review  - deusvitae - LibraryThing

The author's explorations into morality from an evolutionary psychology perspective. In short, the author is Humean regarding the passions, and explores everything in a Darwinian/Durkheimian ... Read full review

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User Review  - aitastaes - LibraryThing

In The Righteous Mind, psychologist Jonathan Haidt answers some of the most compelling questions about human relationships: Why can it sometimes feel as though half the population is living in a ... Read full review

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User Review  - maryroberta - LibraryThing

Outstanding! A bit over-stated at times, but on the whole a fascinating read. Read full review


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