Fromm defined moral aloneness as a lack of connecting to shared values, symbols and patterns, but what are moral values? Jonathan Haidt who I mentioned earlier, has studied moral values across cultures, and according to some of his research, five phenomena decide whether something is moral or not
Haidt, Jonathan: The Righteous Mind (Vintage Books, 2012) https://www.amazon.co.uk/Righteous-Mind-Divided-Politics-Religion/dp/0141039167/
To change our political mind or just have it challenged, touches upon some very deep emotions and is perceived, according to neural research, as an existential threat.
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