Differentiating Diversities: Moral Diversity Is Not Like Other Kinds1

  title={Differentiating Diversities: Moral Diversity Is Not Like Other Kinds1},
  author={Jonathan Haidt and Evan Rosenberg and Holly Hom},
  journal={Journal of Applied Social Psychology},
Diversity is widely celebrated in American society. But from a social psychological point of view, diversity ought to cause a number of problems, such as divisiveness and conflict. A resolution of this paradox is proposed: There are several kinds of diversity, with different profiles of costs and benefits. In particular, moral diversity is identified as being problematic and even self-contradictory. Three studies of attitudes and desires for interaction among college students confirmed that… 

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