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April 07, 2015

A chat with social psychologist Jonathan Haidt

in Society

Brazilian writer Felipe Cherubin, who has worked as a journalist for Estado de S. Paulo and studied (and extensively read and dissected even on his free time) philosophy and psychology, managed to land this fascinating interview in English with Jonathan Haidt. A social psychologist, Haidt, in his own words, studies “morality and emotion, and how they vary across cultures.” The interview featured here – a sort of philosophy of psychology and psychology of philosophy – touches on a range of issues including nature vs. nurture, the marginalization of Darwin, the moral cult of religious leaders and philosophers, and eating one’s own pet dog.

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#Haiku of the day (April 7)

in Arts/Philosophies
Poetry and prose

Daily haiku:  Clutterless –   Just cleared out my place/  Rid of all not worth my stress/  Breathing clean again

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