Jonathan Haidt Writing Styles in The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

Jonathan Haidt
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The Righteous Mind - Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt is written in the first person with Jonathan Haidt as narrator. He presents a vast amount of data about the research, studies and theories of psychologists, anthropologists, naturalists, scholars, philosophers and others about the origin of morality and how each of us comes to our own "righteous mind" - that is our own moral foundation which we believe to be right.

Interwoven into his scholarly work is his own story, how he came to his own conclusions about morality through his studies, research and work with experts in the field. He also tells a personal story of his own evolution from a young liberal who was angered by the mere existence of Ronald Reagan and the Moral Majority to a more seasoned scientist who was able to understand the moral foundation of...

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