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Technology's Toll on Intimacy
Thanks to technology, we are more connected than ever. But at what cost? How have online dating sites and apps like Tinder, changed attitudes? In this episode of Aspen Ideas to Go, Match.com’s Chief Scientific Advisor Helen Fisher joins Eric Klinenberg, co-author of Modern Romance, and Christie Hefner, former Playboy Enterprises CEO, for a conversation about love in the digital age. Subscribe on iTunes, find us on NPR One, or listen on SiriusXM Insight, channel 121.
Moral Commitments & Choices
How can the way messages are crafted lead to more common ground among Washington politicians? Stanford sociologist Robb Willer says typically people make political arguments grounded in their own moral values. What’s more effective is to reframe the argument to appeal to the values of those with opposing positions. Willer will speak about morality at the 2017 Aspen Ideas Festival as part of the Moral Commitments, Moral choices track. Other program tracks.
“I think the key to success is whether you are good with people. If you love people, if you are the kind of person who looks for the best in people, who doesn’t find fault in people, who praises people, you will do well in life.” — Richard Branson, 2007 Aspen Ideas Festival