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Professor Jonathan Haidt's books, "The Righteous Mind" and "The Happiness Hypothesis," are referenced

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Excerpt from Project Syndicate -- "Jonathan Haidt, author of The Happiness Hypothesis and The Righteous Mind, uses a metaphor reminiscent of Plato, but in support of a view closer to Hume, to illustrate what he calls the social intuitionist perspective on ethics: 'The mind is divided, like a rider on an elephant,' he writes on the first page of The Righteous Mind, 'and the rider’s job is to serve the elephant.'"

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