BONUS – Ninety-nine percent were so nice
It was just another typical day for Elaine (not her real name), a busy mom, running errands and making stops along the way. She had just pulled up to the local ATM, feeling confident and safe in her own neighborhood. But as she began her transaction, she was suddenly accosted by a masked stranger who […]
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.
Outrage Overload is a podcast about the outrage industry, my journey to discover what it is, how it affects us, and what we can do about it.