Red Pill or Blue Pill?

As we approach the inauguration of a new leader who trying to be truly post-partisan, I think Jonathan Haidt’s TED brilliant talk is apropos:

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Haidt posits a sobering reality that we will all have to overcome if Obama is to achieve his goal:

Our Righteous Minds were “designed” to…

  • unite us into teams
  • divide us against other teams, and
  • blind us to the truth