Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Just How Badly Do Psychologists Misunderstand Conservatives?

By Deborah C. Tyler

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist who has been in the, news sharing his erroneous theory of morality in a mistitled book, The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.  Dr. Haidt bases his theory of morality on the atheist assumption that evolution is a non-purposive mechanism, driven by random mutations selected for survival functionality.  From that spiritual void, Dr. Haidt tells us morality is an artifact of evolutionary sociobiology.  "Evolution shaped human brains[, resulting in] evolved psychological mechanisms that work together to suppress selfishness and make social life possible."..........Read more

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