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Where does our moral sense come from?

2021-04-11T18:37:52.224Z

To solve the mystery of the origin of the moral sense, the biologist and doctor in cognitive sciences Stéphane Debove summons the biology of evolution but also various disciplines: psychology, anthropology, economics ...



Saving a child from drowning, paying off your debts, giving money to someone in trouble ... What could be

"that thing in your head that prompts you to do things that are against your personal best interests?" "

, asks Stéphane Debove.

"From God"

, some will answer.

An insufficient explanation for the biologist and doctor in cognitive sciences, creator of the YouTube channel Homo Fabulus.

To solve the mystery, he summons

"psychologists, anthropologists, primatologists, philosophers, economists, neuroscientists and sociologists"

without forgetting, as a guest star, the biology of evolution.

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The moral sense, explains the author, seems universal: all human peoples have a morality which, with a few subtleties, shares a certain number of major principles (helping one's group, rendering a service rendered, sharing resources, etc.).

Of course, education, culture and religion have their part.

The reasoning also, which pushes us to long debates on the dilemmas

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Source: lefigaro

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