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Biology, Culture and Morality, Good and Bad

personperson Don't believe everything you thinkThe liminal space Veteran

This segment from 60 minutes shows research on infants and children that try to parse out how much of our morality is biological and how much is cultural. Really interesting stuff IMO.



  • federicafederica Seeker of the clear blue sky... Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

    Interesting... I wonder how the parents of the kids who chose the 'bad' toy, felt..? I'd be mortified....!

  • Interesting study.

    Being independent of our biology, social programming and experience (karma) is quite a freedom. Child development is a credible alternative to bad karma from previous life developments, which has never convinced anybody but the karmically Buddhist fantasists ... :p

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