Morality is a Culturally Conditioned Response | Philosophy Now. And still more on morals. This is one area where we really are locked into our own value system. Is it important to know whether it is genetically hard-wired or culturally … Continue reading
Weblog van Taede A. Smedes: Jesse Bering – “The God / Belief Instinct” (deel 7 – slot). This is a discussion of a book I have not read, but I’ve followed the author, Jesse Bering for a while now. (Friend … Continue reading
Theory of mind and the belief in God. – By Jesse Bering – Slate Magazine.
Genes marked by stress make grandchildren mentally ill – health – 03 November 2010 – New Scientist. I have to laugh each time Lamarck rears his ugly head. What is interesting from the viewpoint of a Buddhist is: who are … Continue reading
Morals Without God? – NYTimes.com. Sorry, sorry, sorry, I’ll never do it again…. —yeah, right!
Via New Scientist: We are figuring out how the brain and its chemicals give rise to moral and social values, says Patricia Churchland WHERE do moral values come from? Not from Plato’s heaven, nor from any other. Aristotle, Confucius and … Continue reading
The Moral Landscape – The Barnes & Noble Review. Ok, the last bit on morals for a while, I promise!