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Conventional Wisdom

Post Script

Each of the posts in this essay is really just an abstract for a potentially much longer exploration of the topic it contains, which could be supported by the latest findings of social science research as well as by history. I think that not only could this  
essay thus be expanded into a book-length report, I think that, in the hands of thoughtful historians like Gordon S. Wood and Bernard Bailyn, and thoughtful economists and politicians, Moral Foundations Theory could spawn many books, which together could bring a new, more enlightened understanding of morality, history, economics, politics, the political divide, and each other, that could correct some of the unwise conventional wisdom we seem to rely on so heavily, and help us do a better job of working together to keep our elephants on the proper path.    


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