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In an in-depth feature, Professor Jonathan Haidt shares his thoughts on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on polarization and politics

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Excerpt from The Atlantic -- "Haidt’s writing and interviews, and our conversations, have clarified for me why we are so tempted to surround ourselves with only like-minded people and caricature those with whom we disagree. He has helped me understand why intellectual honesty is so elusive, why our divisions run so deep, and what steps we need to take to overcome the antipathy that characterizes so much of modern politics. He is also a model of what it means to be a public intellectual."

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