The Psychology of the Unthinkable
March 19, 2010 8:02 AM Subscribe
The Psychology of the Taboo Trade-Off.
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A set of studies about issues that are considered "sacred"
that can have an effect on the trade-offs involved in foreign policy. (via
(Note that the term "sacred" is not necessarily applied to religious values. In fact, the idea that non-religious values can become "sacred" is what is most important here.)