Thursday, November 24, 2011

Frans de Waal on the Natural Origins of Morality

Frans de Waal talks about the natural origins of morality and empathy.
Human morality is older than our current religions, and may go back to tendencies observable in other mammals. In a bottom-up view of morality, this talk is one man's road to discovering an array of positive tendencies in animals at a time when competition and aggression were the only themes.

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