The Federalist Radio Hour

What Cultural Trends Created 'The Coddling Of The American Mind'?

Social psychologist Jonathan Haidt and First Amendment expert Greg Lukianoff have authored the new book, "The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure." Both authors join Ben Domenech in studio to discuss fearful parenting, the turmoil on college campuses, and the crippling of Americans' social, emotional, and intellectual development.

The Federalist Radio Hour
01:01:00 9/4/2018

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