Bowdoin’s Rothschild on Moral Outrage (The Conversation)

Zachary Rothschild

Assistant Professor of Psychology Zachary Rothschild explains “moral outrage,” a term social psychologists use to describe displays of anger against a third party for perceived harm against someone.

Today, social media provides an effortless outlet for moral outrage, which is often driven by differing conceptions of justice, the urge to publicly communicate one’s anger, and the desire to view oneself as morally upright. Read more in The Conversation.

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