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Notes from a Jonathan Haidt TED talk: “Sports is to war as pornography is to sex”

I was going over old TED talk notes and found this gem. Seems especially relevant today:

Indonesia 2020. Vehicles market free-fell 79.8% in June dragging the First Half down 45.1%
Thursday July 23, 2020

Indonesian Vehicles Sales in June 2020 plummeted again, while the number of new daily infections in the country kept rising. Indeed, 10.534 units were sold (-79.8%) in June, ending the First Half at 235.178 (-45.1%). Mazda registered the best Top 10 monthly hold, losing just 14.1%.Market Trend in JuneAs the number of new Covid-19 cases […]

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Here are my notes:

Hướng dẫn cấu hình camera IP Hikvision từ A tới Z
Friday June 05, 2020

Chào các bạn, hôm nay camera hà đông sẽ hướng dẫn các bạn cấu hình cho mọi loại camera IP của hikvision từ lúc chưa kích hoạt tới lúc sử dụng một cách dễ dàng nhất. Mình sẽ chia làm 5 mục cho các bạn dễ dàng cấu hình, sai từ bước nào làm lại […]

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openness and comfort with new experiences are traits strongly correlated with liberal political attitudeworst idea in psychology: “mind is blank slate at birth”in reality we’re pre-programmed with a lot: “nature provides a first draft”“sports is to war as pornography is to sex”; way to exercise our ancient drivesbasis of morality, his 5 best candidates for that “first draft”:harm/care — feel compassionfairness/reciprocity — ambiguous evidence whether it’s found in other animalsin-group/loyalty — found in animal kingdoms, usually very small or among siblings, only in humans does it expand to large groupsauthority/respect — in humans, this is based more on voluntary interest and feelings of love sometimespurity/sanctity — food is becoming very moralized these daysthink of these as channels, moral equalizersliberals care more about 1 harm and 2 fairness; conservatives carry more about 3 in-group, 4 authority, 5 purityall of these are relativein most countries, less debate about harm and fairness, most are about #3, 4, 5most people start fair, then cooperation decays if there’s no punishment, but if there’s punishment, cooperation increases in successive roundsliberals speak for weak and oppressed, conservatives speak for order and tradition; this forms a balancein religions you find same thing: yin and yang, Vishnu and Shiva (in fact, some icons show the two deities as the same body)“If you want the truth to stand clear before you, never be for or against. The struggle between ‘for’ and ‘against’ is the mind’s worst disease” – Sengcan, a Chinese Zen Patriarchbelieves a key moral insight from history – supported by today’s science – is that we’re inclined to form teams and fight against other teams

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