#15 Moral Reasoning and Conflict

  In this blog, I further explore last week’s topic of moral reasoning in conflict. When people are in conflict they justify retaliatory behaviour as appropriate. As each party reactively retaliates they engage in behaviour they would otherwise consider inappropriate. This response pattern seems to be prevalent and almost automatic … Continue reading

#14 Distortion of Moral Reasoning in Conflict

  Gail and I were recently at a dinner table with a couple that live in rural California. The male half of this couple, who I will call Paul, told a story that I found quite revealing about how we humans may rationalize hurting others. Apparently Paul and his wife … Continue reading