Jonathan Haidt

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Re: Jonathan Haidt

Post by bennyonesix » Sun Feb 12, 2017 4:42 am

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:Double LOL. A fundamental assumption in psychology was proven to be unfounded last year. Now maybe you have a point or maybe your proximity bias is showing
He's just a popularizer of genetics. A good one, but nothing more. He has correlation which he asserts will be proven by genetics.

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Re: Jonathan Haidt

Post by Blaidd Drwg » Sun Feb 12, 2017 7:26 am

Shafpocalypse Now wrote:Double LOL. A fundamental assumption in psychology was proven to be unfounded last year. Now maybe you have a point or maybe your proximity bias is showing
I think the guy is fascinating. I have no idea whether he's right or not but his arguments are pretty compelling and his science is pretty sound insofar as it's been reviewed by competitors in his field. Will his ideas hold over time? maybe.....I dunno. Personally, I don;t find his conclusions comfortable at all. I'd put them in the same category as Sam Harris's take on Free Will...I got no business proving him wrong, I find the ideas at once disquieting and compelling...time will tell.

If you find it neither interesting nor threatening perhaps you should turn your apparently rusty debunking skills elsewhere....or like read some of it and elevate your game to include understanding the barest whisper of WTF questions are in play.
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Re: Jonathan Haidt

Post by Shafpocalypse Now » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:51 am

I'm not saying he's not worth listening to..I hit about 15 minutes of that vid and felt it was solid.

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