[ExI] META: Overposting (psychology of morals)

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sun Feb 27 18:22:13 UTC 2011

On 27 February 2011 13:06, Anders Sandberg <anders at aleph.se> wrote:
> Giulio Prisco wrote:
>> I am very interested in the libertarian trend, but the problem is that
>> it always degenerates into a hormone-driven fight between
>> fundamentalist libertarians and fundamentalist anti-libertarians. I
>> wonder why it is like that.
> I think it can be explained by Jonathan Haidt's moral foundations theory and
> Phil Tetlock's sacred values theory. Basically, libertarians and
> anti-libertarians step on each other's sacred values.
> According to Haidt, morality across cultures tend to be based on five
> fundamental values that are given different weight between different
> cultures and individuals:

What about differentialist fundamentalism, such as my own version
thereof, the adept of which suffer from an immediate adrenalyne and
testosterone discharge every time somebody mentions such gross
cross-cultural generalisations? :-)))

Stefano Vaj

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