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Sources Presents: Can Faith and Ethics Heal our Fractured Society?

Micah Goodman and Jonathan Haidt explore how faith and ethics can contribute to healing a society broken apart by technology.
Micah Goodman, Jonathan Haidt
Dr. Micah Goodman is a Research Fellow of the Kogod Research Center at Shalom Hartman Institute in Jerusalem. Micah was named by the Jerusalem Post as one of the 50 most influential Jews in 2017 and by Liberal Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Israelis in 2019. He is the author of seven best-selling books. His first three books – Moses’s Final Speech, The Dream of the Kuzari, and The Secrets of the

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Sources Presents: Can Faith and Ethics Heal our Fractured, Technology-Soaked Society?

Israeli public intellectual and Hartman senior fellow Micah Goodman and American social psychologist Jonathan Haidt unpack their theories on why liberal society is falling apart and offer their take on how faith and ethics can be part of putting it back together.
Inspired by Micah Goodman’s essay in Sources, Our Technology Sickness – and How to Heal It (Spring 2022) and Jonathan Haidt’s essay in The Atlantic, Why the Past 10 Years of American Life Have Been Uniquely Stupid (April 2022) and his forthcoming book.

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This program took place on June 1, 2022 and is part of Ideas for Today, our curated offering of courses led by leading scholars addressing the compelling contemporary Jewish issues of the day.

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