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2/10/2014 and 2/12/2014 Haidt Dan experiment Student council president had neutral sentences that he told people People were hypnotized to justify that the sentence had something wrong with it Purpose of the study: moral reasoning There is a distinction between 2 forms of moral reasoning Moral intuition - preconceived idea which is your reaction (animalistic - occurs first) Moral reasoning - what has evolved over time in humans What is the relationship btwn the 2 forms of moral thinking Effective - immediate reaction hear that someone says im slapping your father pin in the hand of a child elicits an immediate, effective reaction Reasoning - The effective kind of moral response is much older than the process of moral reasoning - much slower When we use the slow form of moral reasoning, it is an attempt to justify a faster, more effective response Moral reasoning is like the press agent...we’re constantly watching each other The reason we need moral reasoning or moral language is so that we can explain
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