explore-blog:

Psychologist Jonathan Haidt on the science of religion, evolution, and why we seek self-transcendence. Haidt is the author of The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion, which succeeds his excellent The Happiness Hypothesis

Also see Haidt’s Edge presentation on the subject.

still super bitter I couldn’t take this guy’s class but, still awesome.

(via theatlantic)