{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

INTL4260_Feb26

INTL4260_Feb26 - o Nothing It’s a rational response •...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Tuesday, 26 February 2008 Emotion in Politics Unique to the individual and is important Emotions have been squeezed out of politics Realism – fear Nationalism – pride, fear, hate Liberalism – cooperation, trust Research o Those who have physical damage to the emotion part of their brain, people are incapable of rational calculation o The more uncertainty there is when confronted with a choice, the more energetically activated is the part of the brain that processes emotion When we’re confronting judgments with uncertainty, the emotional part of the brain fills in the uncertainties with emotion o Emotions evolve as a series of support systems so that humans can evolve in a hostile environment Trust allows us to cooperate in small groups Small groups What do realists say can be done about the security dilemma?
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: o Nothing. It’s a rational response • Emotions are not fixed o If security dilemma is part of emotions, should be fixed o If it were fixed, we should be concerned about UK’s weapons too Trust, not scared • Findings o The more you trust, the more oxitosen, which makes you willing to give back Trust has a biological foundation o Having people operate under law increases trust and produces second order trust More cooperative actors are ones that have firm laws • Tit-for-tat establishes reputation for both parties for being firm but fair (3,3; 2,2 not 1,4; 4,1) o Realism tells us that cooperation will crumble when interests change o If emotions are part of politics, you can overcome the security dilemma with trust...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern