A purity spiral is a process of moral outbidding, unchecked, rewarding those who put themselves at the extremes, and punishing nuance and divergence relentlessly.
The definition of value is always as much about politics, and about particular views on how society ought to be constructed, as it is about narrowly defined economics.
Peter H. Ditto et al.
What is most clear from the data is that both liberals and conservatives show a consistent tendency to be less skeptical consumers of information that supports than challenges their political beliefs.
Gian-Andrea Monsch, Florence Passy
When somebody joins a community he usually changes his worldview according to ideas circulating in that organization.
Some serious problems with the ideas of self-made individuals, self-reliance and rejection of traditional social roles and norms.
Annick deWitt et al.
The article connects historical "map" of four worldview types in the culture of the West with five main aspects of worldview.
Andrew J. Hoffman
Climate change challenges us to examine previously unexamined beliefs and worldviews, and it is a proxy for deeper conflicts over alternative visions of the future and competing centers of authority in society.
Michelle Maiese, Heidi Burgess
Conflicts that are relatively intangible are those rooted in the dynamics of history, religion, culture, and values.
The goal of reframing is to develop a mutually acceptable definition of the problem.
Before they are willing to sit down to negotiate resolution, parties to deep-rooted conflict need to find new ways of relating to each other that help them to more fully understand the beliefs, meanings, values, and fears held by both their opponents and themselves.
As dispersion grows, our cities will become flatter and less dense.
Economists’ selfish model of humanity was about rationalizing the goals of business owners and had nothing to do with how social animals actually behaved.
Sharun Mukand, Dani Rodrik
Political entrepreneurs, think tanks, pundits and partisan media can develop and disseminate ideas that alter either the worldview or the identity of the electorate, which in turn alter its perceptions of the proposed policies and their outcomes.
Is the idea of worldview bad for society because people assume that they do not share any common ground and there is no platform for dialogue?
Jacob Ainscough et al.
An example of the post-normal research: applying science to real-life choices and policy making where facts are uncertain, values in dispute, stakes high and decisions urgent.
The labour market in most developed countries has settled into an equilibrium pattern that makes work very bad for many people, and it is getting worse as a result of technical and institutional changes.
Michelle LeBaron, Heidi Burgess
Worldviews can be resources for understanding and analyzing conflicts when fundamental differences divide groups of people.
Knut Ims, Ove Jakobsen
A critique of the "metaphysical blindness" of modern economics and its mechanical worldview which leads to conflicts between economy, culture, and nature.
Robert Gardner, Heidi Burgess
In a nutshell, identity frames "crop" information and perspectives that do not align with or perhaps contradict features of an individual's core identity.
Factual debates and value conflicts demand the use of a different set of experts and different kinds of resources.