Jonathan Haidt on Polarization, Social Media and its Effects on Society

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Jonathan Haidt (@JonHaidt), a social psychologist at NYU-Stern, joins Erik on this episode. They Discuss:
- What are the problems with social media and are they temporary or lasting issues
- How social media has affected Gen Z
- What led to the rise of polarization
- What needs to happen to solve the issues of social media
- When do you design for humanity’s evolutionary flaws
- Has politics replaced religion as a source of identity
- Activism versus truth seeking
- Is Democracy doomed
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