Negative Fairness

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Toward A More Accurate Political Spectrum

What is the fundamental problem all societies try to solve? The fundamental problem is the resolution of the natural tension that exists between human desire for individual autonomy and the limits that must necessarily be placed on that autonomy in order for cooperative society to exist.  It is finding the proper balance between the individualizing foundations … Continue reading

New And Improved Moral Foundations?

==================== NOTE, November 12, 2012: Isabel Penraeth writes a blog called Gemeinscaft Girl: Notes on a Human Tribe. She wrote an absolutely fabulous piece called Parsing “Care” as a Moral Verb which I believe makes a claim similar to my claim here, with one very important difference;  She’s way better at this than I am. Isabel … Continue reading

I Support Viewpoint Diversity


A politically diverse group of social scientists, natural scientists, humanists, and other scholars who want to improve our academic disciplines and universities. We share a concern about a growing problem: the loss or lack of “viewpoint diversity.” When nearly everyone in a field shares the same political orientation, certain ideas become orthodoxy, dissent is discouraged, and errors can go unchallenged.

An Interpretation of Jonathan Haidt’s Moral Foundations Theory

This sidebar lists a series of posts which together make up an essay relating Moral Foundations Theory to today's politics, and even a little history, as viewed through The Independent Whig's six-foundation moral lens.


Venn Diagram of Liberal and Conservative Traits and Moral Foundations and