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Are we at all liberal at heart? High-powered tests find no effect of intuitive thinking on moral foundations Authors:
Publisher and Date:(Academic Press Inc., 2021)Two opposing views define the debate on the moral principles underlying human behavior. One side argues a central role for five moral foundations (care, fairness, loyalty, authority, sanctity), while the other argues that two of these (care, fairness) capture the essence of human moral concerns. In an experiment comparing these two views, Wright and Baril (2011) found that conservatives under cognitive load devalue loyalty, authority and sanctity, and become more liberal. Their finding of common ...
Publisher and Date:(Academic Press Inc., 2020)Religious conservatism is often associated with patriarchal attitudes and deterioration of women's rights. This conventional wisdom has motivated ubiquitous policies that limit public expressions of religion and emphasize secular values. This paper demonstrates that a policy change which undermines secularity ends up empowering women. The current article takes advantage of a unique divergence in political institutions that occurred in Turkey's recent history to explore how revoking a headscarf ban ...