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Ted & Joe | Jonathan Haidt: Religion, Evolution, and the Ecstasy of Self-Transcendence

Watch the TED video, then come for a leisurely discussion over coffee in a member's back yard.  Meetings begin at 10:00 and last for about an hour to an hour and a half. Email lakeshoreunitarian@gmail.com for location and more information. 

This week's video:

Jonathan Haidt: Religion, Evolution, and the Ecstasy of Self-Transcendence

http://www.ted.com Psychologist Jonathan Haidt asks a simple, but difficult question: why do we search for self-transcendence? Why do we attempt to lose ourselves? In a tour through the science of evolution by group selection, he proposes a provocative answer.