jonathan haidt

It’s no secret that we’ve reached the apex of the the age of entitlement. Social media and political polarization have pushed
Here the method comes close to the purpose. In other words if we debate, we are stuck in the paradigm of power, of winning
I was listening to Hillary's acceptance speech this morning on my iPhone, minding my own business and drinking my coffee, when my partner heard her voice and said, "God, I can't stand her."
I used to hate this expression: "We engage people with arguments, not arguments in abstraction." I hated that phrase because I believed that the truth of an argument ought to be enough to convince us.
The language to sway and woo needs to change and be redirected, lest you find yourself speaking to an echo chamber.
Reactions within the Mormon community were swift and intense. Many conservative Mormons were quick to defend the policy while more liberal Mormons (yes, there are a few) reacted with varying degrees of outrage.
If you had the opportunity to make the whole world happier, where would you start? Educate adults and children about the tested, practical steps they can take to consistently flourish? Measure wellbeing at a national level to shape government policies? Overhaul capitalism to be less self-serving?
In an age of political correctness, these two men think it can discourage open discussion.
I hope you'll read the whole article, which defies a quick summary, but there are three additional things I need to say about the piece.
Finding the things you're doing right, as an individual or a team, and figuring out how to do them more often, together is considerably more pleasant and likely to succeed than feeling guilty for what you're doing badly and attempting to stop it.