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Maria T.

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  • The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion

    • UNABRIDGED (11 hrs)
    • By Jonathan Haidt
    • Narrated By Jonathan Haidt
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    In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding. His starting point is moral intuition - the nearly instantaneous perceptions we all have about other people and the things they do. These intuitions feel like self-evident truths, making us righteously certain that those who see things differently are wrong. Haidt shows us how these intuitions differ across cultures, including the cultures of the political left and right.

    Douglas says: "A Brilliant And Insightful Book!"
    "Insightful and thought-provoking book!"
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    Where does The Righteous Mind rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I really enjoyed this book! Haidt has a wonderful ability to make research ideas and results gripping and easy to understand. And when it comes to how the human mind works, there are quite a few surprises in this book even for a seasoned psychologist :)


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Righteous Mind?

    Haidt's ideas on why religions are useful and existed in every society throughout the human evolution are riveting!


    Have you listened to any of Jonathan Haidt’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    For anybody who enjoyed Haidt's The Happiness Hypothesis, you will love this book as well.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I found the first half of the book much more fast-paced and engaging than the second half but I still couldn't stop listening to it until the very end and it was well worth it. By "couldn't stop listening to it", I meant that I didn't switch to some other book or podcast like I normally do when the pace gets slower. I do not listen to anything in one sitting - I only listen to books when driving, doing chores around the house, cooking, etc. But then, with this book, it really pays off to have some time between ideas to absorb and process them.


    17 of 18 people found this review helpful

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