82 minutes | Sep 4, 2018

90: Jonathan Haidt | The Danger of Good Intentions and Safe Spaces

Jonathan Haidt (@JonHaidt) is a social psychologist who studies the American culture wars and is widely considered to be one of the world's leading experts on the psychology of morality. He is the co-author of The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure.

What We Discuss with Jonathan Haidt:
  • Why should we be preparing the child for the road and not the road for the child?
  • How the concepts of safe spaces and trigger warnings are making our society less safe and less prepared for the real world.
  • What we should be doing instead to prepare ourselves and our kids for reality.
  • Cognitive distortions and how we become victims of our own flawed mindsets.
  • The three fundamental untruths being perpetuated by academia and the media and how we can fight these influences.
  • And much more...

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