Michael Huemer: The Psychology of Authority (1h17m)

This episode features a talk by philosophy professor Michael Huemer from 2013. Evidence from psychology and history teaches two main lessons about authority: (a) that human beings have a variety of strong, pro-authority biases, and (b) that socially recognized authority is an extremely dangerous phenomenon. Purchase books by Michael Huemer on Amazon here.

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