Outrage 006 – How virality results in moral panics – Kurt Gray
Moral panics are not uncommon. Back in the 1980’s there was a moral panic over the game Dungeons and Dragons. Some parents believed D&D was the work of the devil, a gateway to joining a Satanic cult. It wasn’t “but this didn’t stop people from worrying about it,” says my guest on this episode, Dr. […]
Outrage 001 – How liberals and conservatives behave more like Sunnis and Shias than they do political parties and why that’s a problem – Peter Ditto
In this episode we speak with Peter H. Ditto, Professor of psychological science at UC Irvine who is an expert on motivated reasoning, and especially motivated moral reasoning. He worked with a team of all-star scientists to look at a major social problem in our society: political polarization. In this episode, we explore this groundbreaking work.
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