Jonathan Haidt - Getting the Fundamentals Right

Jonathan Haidt is a social psychologist at the NYU-Stern School of Business. His research examines the intuitive foundations of morality, and how morality varies across cultures-including the cultures of American progressive, conservatives, and libertarians. Jonathan is the author of The Happiness Hypothesis, and of The New York Times bestseller The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion.
Jonathan recently spoke at the 2015 IPPA (International Positive Psychology Association) conference. COO, Co-Founder and Editorial Director of Live Happy LLC, Deborah K. Heisz joins Jonathan to further discuss the 10 great truths, ideas to creating lasting happiness and how to deal with opposite beliefs in a heated discussion.

In this episode, you'll learn:

  • The problem with the word "happy"
  • How to deal with opposite views
  • The top 10 great ancient truths 
  • Where happiness actually comes from

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