Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Jonathan Haidt: Religion, evolution, and the ecstasy of self-transcendence - - - TED

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of evolution by group selection, he proposes a provocative answer.

Jonathan Haidt studies how -- and why -- we evolved to be moral. By understanding more about our moral roots, his hope is that we can learn to be civil and open-minded. His new book is "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion."
Continue to TED

This post was made using the Auto Blogging Software from This line will not appear when posts are made after activating the software to full version.


  1. TOTO - Titanium Flat Irons, Flat Iris-Arms, CNC and more
    Titanium Flat Iris-Arms, CNC and more. TOTO is one of the world's most 2020 ford edge titanium for sale popular flat irons. It can connect together with some wires or parts to turn titanium piercings your titanium cookware flat TOTO | TOTO | edc titanium TOTO columbia titanium | TOTO | TOTO