Thursday, April 26, 2012

Can a molecule make us moral?

This is a fascinating article (and TED talk).  How many other aspects of our decision-making processes are tied to levels of certain brain chemicals?

Theists hate to admit that their "free will" is determined (or at least strongly influenced) by brain chemistry, but study after study suggests otherwise, from the biological basis of psychopathy to our propensity for cheating.

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