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Audio: Politics as Morality - Why We Like Supporting the "Underdog"

If you perceive yourself as a good person, you will always support those you think are underdogs even if they are terrorists.
11/27/2012, 5:00 PM

A7 Radio's "Open The Week With Jay Shapiro" with Jay Shapiro
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Some people consider politics a way to express the way they feel about themselves. Since they perceive themselves as good people, they will always support those they think are underdogs even if they are terrorists.









Jay Shapiro is the author of six books on Israeli politics, the Middle East, Judaism and aliyah. He is a columnist and frequently lectures in Israel and the United States. He was previously a physicist at a major Israeli firm and served as an aliyah shaliach for the Jewish Agency in America. His show has been on Israel National Radio since 1998. The Jay Shapiro Podcast airs every Sunday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Israel time on Israel National Radio.
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