Bridges to the Future

The psychology of tribalism, with Jonathan Haidt

Episode Summary

Is tribalism an indelible part of human nature? And if it is, can we overcome it?

Episode Notes

Is tribalism an indelible part of human nature? And if it is, can we overcome it? Matthew Taylor speaks to moral psychologist Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind and The Coddling of the American Mind.

Plus, Ian and Matthew discuss the recent protests in France, and we ask why the British people have claimed responsibility for 55% of all world history…

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