The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

by

Show Synopsis+ Add to Wishlist

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 different moral universe? Why do ideas such as 'fairness' and 'freedom' mean such different things to different people? Why is it so hard to see things from another viewpoint? Why do we come to blows over politics and religion?Jonathan Haidt reveals that we often find it hard to get along because our minds are hardwired to be ...

Customer Reviews

Write a Review

Kwatzie

Jan 26, 2015

Essential toward Human Understanding

Haidt's book could be a prototype tool for bridging the great divides between groups whose behaviors may have outlived their evolutionary advantages.

Neriliz S

Nov 1, 2013

Interesting reading

Haidt provides his readers with interesting data regarding the evolution of human morality. I think the first 2 parts of the book are the most appealing. The last part of the book summarizes his understanding of human evolution. Some parts I agree with him others not that much. Still, is a good reading.

See All Customer Reviews


This item doesn't have extra editions