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The Psychology of Tribalism (Robert Wright & Paul Bloom)

How the new media landscape exacerbates tribalism … Can science and reason help combat tribalism? … Why tribal behavior comes naturally to humans … Want to succeed on social media? Try ridicule and moral condemnation! … Why virtual reality may not help you understand the plight of others … Trump's masterful exploitation of empathy … If a magic therapy "cured" Harvey Weinstein, would punishment still be necessary? … Why social science is, and will stay, liberal …