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Posted by Andrew on May 09, 2012 at 04:45 PM in Quote of the Day | Permalink
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I found it here a month ago, and now the right-wing bloggosphere is all abuzz about Mr Haidt--who isn't much of a liberal himself, btw. Of course George Orwell had something to say already about "motivated ignorance" aka "protective stupidity," a force that is strong with the idiot boys we choose to belittle. Another quickie:
Intuitions come first, strategic reasoning second. Moral intuitions arise automatically and almost instantaneously, long before moral reasoning has a chance to get started, and those first intuitions tend to drive our later reasoning.glpiggy.net
M. Möhling |
May 10, 2012 at 08:21 AM
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