Monday, 19 December 2016

Is this the explanation on the surge of Nationalism in the West?

Really interesting piece by Jonathan Haidt on why we have seen a surge in nationalism in the West. And fascinating research by Karen Stenner (2005).


TL;DR - the intolerance of globalists in listening to the views of concerned conservatives activates and energises a normally dormant authoritarian trait, pushing them to want to protect their own group.

Talking about the research:

A quote from the research:

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