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Do the politically conservative have more moral might than the politically liberal?

7 Sep 2012
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When asking whether something is ‘good’, or ‘bad’, left wing people ask, ‘is this hurting someone?’, and ‘is this helping someone?’, and especially ‘is harm being down to someone who is powerless?’ But is this focus on care and fairness sound? Or is it an immature and incomplete foundation upon which to build one’s sense of the moral? Jonathan Haidt's new book on morality and politics stakes a claim for the superiority of conservatism.

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