Quote of the day, neologism-of-the-year edition

Here’s Robin Hanson on a compound noun that my vocabulary desperately needs:

Let us call a stimuli “morality porn” if it gives people a strong desire to act morally, and a feeling of satisfaction of that desire, but without their actually acting morally. It seems an especially bad idea for people to feel moral, without actually acting moral.


I’m not saying all porn is bad, or even that any porn is bad. But if I was going to worry about some sort of porn, I’d worry most about morality porn.

He rather conspicuously refrains from using the Casey Anthony and DSK trials as examples.

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