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Moral Tribes

Updated: Jun 2, 2020



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druw
Apr 12, 2020

I am hoping we can soon get beyond the -- "we gotta do something NOW!! -- even if it's wrong" mentality and get back to examining Green's principles -- that I hope you -- Sheryl -- won't forget before we get to it. I am hoping too that we can better reflect upon them -- after this chaotic experience -- that concurrently we can see didn't have to be nearly so chaotic -- had paid more attention to what we'd already more calmly and logically and less emotionally planned for.


Yes, the Easter bunny told me that! :)

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sherylkallivrousis
Mar 19, 2020

Joshua Green: "Moral Tribes: Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them" | Talks at Google


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VaoTKurm_1k&t=1062s

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sherylkallivrousis
Mar 19, 2020

This discussion is based on the book by Joshua Greene, "Moral Tribes-Emotion, Reason, and the Gap Between Us and Them"


Morality evolved as a solution to the problem of cooperation, as a way of averting the Tragedy of the Commons.


As new pastures become available to the existing tribes in the Tragedy of the Commons scenario, they encounter a new tragedy...


Tragedy of Commonsense Morality

The tribes of the new pastures fight not because they are immoral but because they view life on the new pastures from very different moral perspectives.


Two moral tragedies threaten human well-being: 1- Tragedy of the Commons- selfishness; failure to put Us ahead Me Solution: morality 2- Tragedy of Commonsense Morality- tribes are divided b…


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sherylkallivrousis
Mar 18, 2020

This is a topic being discussed in the Boulder Area Humanist group.

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