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The Thinking Behind Red and Blue States

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The Thinking Behind Red and Blue States

The Thinking Behind Red and Blue States

The Thinking Behind Red and Blue States

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Cognitive scientist George Lakoff argues that the red state/blue state division of America reflects different world-views and moral philosophies. We talk with Lakoff about the ways liberals and conservatives see the world.

Guest:

George Lakoff, author of Moral Politics: How Liberals and Conservatives Think. Professor of linguistics at the University of California at Berkeley.