Prompted by the Charles Murray protest at Middlebury College, Jonathan Haidt & Frank Bruni discuss the “stunning fragility” of a bubble-wrapped generation allergic to political diversity & debate.
Excerpted from his interview on Charlie Rose (March 6, 2017)
You can watch the full interview on the Charlie Rose website or through the Heterodox Academy link.
Books mentioned in the video:
The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt
Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be by Frank Bruni
Free Range Kids by Lenore Skenazy
Free Range Kids website: http://www.freerangekids.com
Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist and Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business. His academic specialization is the psychology of morality and the moral emotions. He is author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, and The Happiness Hypothesis.
He co-authored (with Greg Lukianoff of FIRE) an influential article in the September 2015 issue of The Atlantic, entitled “The Coddling of the American Mind”: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/
He also runs Heterodox Academy which promotes viewpoint diversity at universities. http://heterodoxacademy.org
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