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.
Additional resources mentioned during this program:
- Jonathan Haidt’s work on social media
- Heterodox Academy
- John Stuart Mill’s All Minus One
- Rabbi Angela Buchdahl’s sermon on viewpoint diversity
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.