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Moral and Political Diversity in Higher Ed EE

I am wondering about your thoughts on the moral and political diversity within EE in Higher Education.

In the social sciences a recent Behavior and Brain Sciences article (linked below) describes:
"Psychologists have demonstrated the value of diversity – particularly diversity of viewpoints – for enhancing creativity, discovery, and problem solving. But one key type of viewpoint diversity is lacking in academic psychology in general and social psychology in particular: political diversity."

In general, it seems reasonable that we would welcome and encourage a good deal of moral/political diversity within NAEE and Higher Ed EE. However, It strikes me as reasonably objectionable to not want to cultivate, for example, a coalition of NAEE Higher Ed members that actively advance climate change denialist tactics, but if that kind of political diversity is bad, and political diversity is good in general - how do we deal with this?

Are there any current or historic measurements of moral / political diversity amongst NAEE members? (see e.g.

How can we expand moral and political diversity without wavering on values of scientific rigor and environmental health?

Is the psychology and socio-anthropology of moral/political belief a topic in the EE curriculum? should it be?