‘Encouraging research points to a way to decouple loyalty to one’s own tribe with disdain for outsiders…
The results suggest a strong sense of moral identity could temper “some of the less-desirable effects of the binding foundations,” Smith and his colleagues conclude. They add that this could potentially be achieved by “creating environments that increase the salience of people’s moral self-concepts.” ‘ (Pacific Standard)
Day: June 13, 2014
How Are You Related To That Stranger On The Bus, or Barack Obama?
‘AJ Jacobs’ TED talk on the far-flung branches of family trees is one of the more entertaining takes on genealogy I’ve watched in some time. Join him at the worlds largest family reunion, and find out how you’re related to… well… everyone.’ (Boing Boing)