[ExI] Cosmopolitanism, collective epistemology and other issues

William Flynn Wallace foozler83 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 4 21:44:40 UTC 2016

​Haidt makes a lot of sense, but here is what is confusing to me:  I read
awhile back that 'left' and 'right' meanings in the US are just reversed in
Western Europe. (No, not the traffic lanes!)

So when I read 'right' in Haidt, is he referring to the 'left' and just
translating it for us?  Or......

bill w​

On Thu, Aug 4, 2016 at 12:50 PM, Anders <anders at aleph.se> wrote:

> Here is an interesting article by Jonathan Haidt synthesizing sociology,
> moral psychology and other approaches into an interesting picture of why we
> are currently seeing a big rise in "raise the drawbridge"
> conservatism/authoritarianism:
> http://www.the-american-interest.com/2016/07/10/when-and-
> why-nationalism-beats-globalism/
> In the US the gay marriage and trans bathroom brouhaha also fits this
> model. Basically, it is about a reaction to a normative threat.
> The essay has some interesting suggestions for tagging down the debate,
> basically calling for a reframing of multiculturalism.
> --
> Dr Anders Sandberg
> Future of Humanity Institute
> Oxford Martin School
> Oxford University
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