Right vs Wrong, Left vs Right, Liberal vs Conservative, Us vs Them — partisanship impacts our discourse every day, more so in these times of rampant tribalism. But are our political views rational or intuitive? Emotional reactions or calculated responses? How did we, a slightly advanced breed of a chimp, glean obscure concepts such as morality? From what age do we let bias (conscious or otherwise) seep into our psyche?

Read "The Righteous Mind" if you want to trace your morality back to first principles and train your mind to listen to the “other” side — with today’s barrage of news, clickbait, opinion, perspectives, counterviews and counterfactuals, we sure as hell need it.

I'e analysed this excellent book in detail in my article titled "Does Eating Dog Make You A Liberal?".