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There Is Always Money In The Both Siderist Banana Stand


In which GoldmanSachs pays Jonathan Haidt to read them their favorite fairy tale (h/t Yastreblyansky for this delightful catch):
Talks at GS:  JONATHAN HAIDT: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF PARTISANSHIP & ETHICAL LEADERSHIP

As the political divide across America continues to deepen, social psychologist and professor of Ethical Leadership at NYU Stern School of Business, Jonathan Haidt, explains the root causes of that divide from Capitol Hill to college campuses – and how it might be overcome.

On explaining confirmation bias behind the political divide: “We don't look to disconfirm. We always look to confirm what we believe and that's the case when there's no real motive. There's no real benefit. But now when you have political disagreements and our team is fighting your team and we can't give you an inch, we are all incredibly motivated to confirm our beliefs and to disconfirm yours.” 
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Both Siderism buys more influence and puts more money in the pockets of more influencers than any other ideology extant.

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