The Fragile Generation

Bad policy and paranoid parenting are making kids too safe to succeed. By: Lenore Skenazy and Jonathan Haidt In: Reason, December 2017 Summary Key claim: kids are over-protected and under-prepared. We raise kids unaccustomed to facing anything on their own,

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The Happiness Hypothesis

Finding Modern Truth in Ancient Wisdom By: Jonathan Haidt Published: 2005. Read: 2019 (again). Summary: Formulating and pursuing meaningful goals in life can be difficult. We often have (overly) negative views (a negative bias can be helpful in identifying threats

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How Capitalism Changes Conscience

By: Jonathan Haidt In: Centers for Humans and Nature Date: 28 September 2015 Key Concepts: Our world is changing fast. Ecologically, economically, demographically, etc. Most of us are disoriented by these changes. Rapid changes change our ethics. “Most important graph

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