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What the heck has been happening since 2014?
That’s the question that today’s guest—NYU professor, psychologist, and author Jonathan Haidt—has been trying to answer ever since NYU students started to say that certain speakers shouldn’t be allowed on campus. Then came the arrival of safe spaces, discussions of microaggressions, and trigger warnings. What in the world was going on?
On this episode of The Russell Moore Show, Haidt suggests that these cultural shifts—which have rippled far beyond college campuses and into the arts, journalism, and even the church—took place at the time they did for a specific reason: People who had grown up using social media were entering adulthood.
Tune in for a conversation on how social media shapes us, and especially how it influences the developing minds of children and adolescents. It’s bad news, but Moore and Haidt propose alternative ways of thinking, living, and being to bring goodness back.
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