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The Phil Lind Initiative: Jonathan Haidt

April 20, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The United States is polarized like never before. Accompanied by a high degree of negative partisanship and the unchecked spread of misinformation, political violence and uncivil discourse—the use of language which is insulting, contemptuous, and which knowingly misattributes the motives of others—is on the rise. Disillusioned, many Americans wish to restore civility. But how can a civil culture be reimagined in the current era?

This series not only explores some of the major factors fueling the rancor and divisiveness in American politics, but crucially it asks how can citizens and leaders find common ground across a range of political issues that divide them?

The 2023 Phil Lind Initiative series continues on April 20 with Jonathan Haidt— a social psychologist at New York University’s Stern School of Business researching intuitive foundations of morality, and how morality varies across cultures. Read more here


April 20, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Frederic Wood Theatre
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