Moral outrage

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    The Case for Being Skeptical of Moral Outrage

    If, as the research shows, our moral outrage is highly sensitive to actions but not consequences, we might want to treat feelings of moral outrage—whether others’ or our own—skeptically. Photograph by Vjacheslav_Kozyrev / Flickr The episode last month at the Lincoln Memorial, involving the boys from Covington Catholic High School, and a Native American man, […]
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    How Social Media Exploits Our Moral Emotions

    Companies profit from the pleasure we feel in expressing righteous outrage.