A five-minute introduction to an intriguing moral problem and what it tells us about how we decide what is right and what is wrong.
By Massimo Pigliucci.
"Psychologist Jonathan Haidt studies the five moral values that form the basis of our political choices, whether we're left, right, or center. In this eye-opening talk, he pinpoints the moral values that liberals and conservatives tend to honor most. Jonathan Haidt studies how -- and why -- we evolved to be moral. By understanding more about our moral roots, his hope is that we can learn to be civil and open-minded."
View the complete lesson at TED Ed.
An archive of columns by the New York Times Magazine’s Ethicist, currently Chuck Klosterman.