RE: The 47% remark made me feel more confidant in him
Unfortunately, there aren’t enough people who think like this. In fact, it’s the OPPOSITE.
It was the root of an unrealized argument about fairness. Unforgettably it was framed as something different
This line out of the article struck me as most enlightening:
“Haidts research further elucidates the particular importance of care as a moral foundation. His study of anthropology and evolutionary theory led him to the conclusion that humanity possesses six moral foundations: care, fairness, liberty, authority, sanctity, and loyalty. In over 130,000 individual interviews on how relevant each of these moral foundations are to determining right and wrong, Haidt found that conservatives respond to each of them whereas the center and the left appreciate essentially only two: care and fairness. “
If any civilization only cared about perceptions of “fairness” and preceved concern by political leaders (about them) rather than concepts of liberty, authority, sanctity, and loyalty. Then its only a matter of time & men before such a civilization falls under a despotic tyrant time and time again. (very much like Mexico’s history) It is very easy to for a carasmaic man to convince people he cares about them & their problems while also advocating policy’s under trumped up notions of fairness(you just demonize whatever side you want to take from as having stolen from you, like the Jews or the “rich” or “wallstreat” or “whites”).
What is scary about this is it means when whites do become a minorty(politically) they will not be treated as present minortys but rather scaped gloated by the new majority and persecuted.