Moral Politics : How Liberals and Conservatives Think by George Lakoff
Moral Politics : How Liberals and Conservatives Think George Lakoff ebook
ISBN: 0226467716, 9780226467719
Publisher: University Of Chicago Press
By Chris Mooney Basically, here's the gist: Kahan doesn't believe that liberals and conservatives differ in their tendency to engage in what is called “motivated reasoning. I really recomend "Moral Politics : How Liberals and Conservatives Think". Can neuroscience provide evidence for a liberal and a conservative thinking style?  George Lakoff, Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think. I'm very conservative in thinking we should punish violent criminals, drunk drivers, corrupt business and lobbying practices, people who don't pay child support, domestic abusers, child molesters, and those who abuse their authority. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002. To put it simply, I think there is too much evidence that people who opt for the left, and people who opt for the right, are just different along any number of personality and moral dimensions that may skew how they respond to political information. I agree with you on what needs to be done, but I hate that the only people who will do it are the conservatives. Some argue that what makes us conservative or liberal is a particular way of seeing the world. I don't want MRI scans to become the phrenology of politics any more than you do. Politics – local, regional and international – is an evolutionary biology melee for gain of energy constraint. THE social psychologist uses moral psychology to explain the chasm between left and right in America.