I wonder how influential the view on human decision making and free will is on political stances.
I derive my core political believes from
- Free Will is an illusion
- I want to maximize well beeing
- Every human life is of equal value
Of course some stances I hold contradict these values. For example I still eat meat and only give around 6% of my income to charity.
If anyone is interested in a deep dive into human decision making, I can only recommend “Behave: The Biology of Humans at Our Best and Worst” from Robert Sapolski. He has a summary TED talk about it: