Monthly Archives: March 2016

Which will it be?

By jps I concede that stories of stopping a crime are more compelling. They are like an account of our Navy SEALs killing Osama bin Laden. People hear these accounts and they are energized; they want to cheer, “guns save lives.” On the other hand when people hear of gun tragedies they …read more

5. Righteous Taste Buds

By Ken Schenck My summaries of Jonathan Haidt’s The Righteous Mind continue. I’ve blogged on:1. Introduction2. Intuitive Dogs and Rational Tails3. Elephants Rule4. Three Domains of MoralityLet me continue with chapter 6: “Taste Buds of the Righteous Mind.” 1. The “three domains” of previous chapters seem quite generative for describing various ethical strands …read more