Posts Tagged morality

Waking Up in the Wrong Bed

I’ve been thinking sexual morality for a few days.

A divorced friend of mine shared a a story with me recently.  She’d gone on a date with someone she knows; this was probably the fifth time they’d been out.  Most of their dates were pretty casual – coffee or lunch.  This date, however, they went out for a nice dinner, had a couple glasses of wine, some good laughs and felt some real chemistry.  The part that caught myattention was after dinner.  “It was so comfortable and the restaurant was closing we went back to his place for coffee.  We didn’t talk about it or decide, we just well . . .”  The next morning she woke up in the “wrong bed. ”

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What Makes People Vote Republican?

A great logical fallacy is the idea that the Republican mental process is no different than progressives, just on the other side of the issues. Its not true. It MUCH more complicated…and frightening.


WHAT MAKES PEOPLE VOTE REPUBLICAN? By Jonathan Haidt Includes essay responses from Daniel Everett, Howard Gardner, Michael Shermer, Scott Atran, James Fowler, Alison Gopnik, Sam Harris, James O’Donnell, Roger Schank

Here’s a little gem from the one of the essays.

In case our brain is not seeing what the graph say…The more education you have, the less likely you are to take the Bible literally. Imagine an educated nation.

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