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  • The Moral Animal Why We Are the Way We Are The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology
  • Robert Wright
  • English
  • 07 July 2019
  • 9780679763994

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SUMMARY The Moral Animal Why We Are the Way We Are The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology 107 Our sexual preferences to our office politics as well as their implications for our moral codes and public policies Illustration. So where does man get his morals from Some people would say God That assumes there is some absolute idea of virtue and morals handed to us from the almighty Best evidence against this The Bible Read the first four books of the Old Testament not just the ten commandments and then tell me you would want to live in a society that allows you to sell your daughter into slavery and stone your spouse for adultery Clearly our ideas of morality evolve and continues to evolvefor the better in my opinionPerhaps the uestion should be not where but how do we get morality and virtues Sociology see social values as originating to unify people and protect themselves from their own savage natures But if this is true why do people often choose an altruistic stance even when it goes against cultural edicts Along comes the science of evolutionary psychology which states our morality is not from societal causes but our own genes As genes originates physical changes they also originate behaviors that help us survive through generations The author illustrates not just through human examples but other mammals how certain moral behaviors have developed to insure survival which in the sense of natural selection means to reproduce and leave lot of descendents Not only are we genetically predisposed to behave in certain ways but we often go out of our way to deceive ourselves about this Bye bye freewill Evolutionary Psychology EP is the new kid on the block While evolution is an established fact EP is young enough that the author of this thought provoking book is often left to speculation and he freely admits to this However there is a lot to digest and ponder in these pages Much is controversial and not just to fundamentalist Christians Some have accused EP as condoning sexism and even rape Not so While Wright clearly states natural selection is only interested in survival not morality he also realizes that if we understand the reason we do what we do the we can use this information for our own betterment I personally think EP is too much in its infant stage to accept wholeheartedly but I must say I m impressed with this excellent introduction to EP Certainly this healthy examination of morals and mankind is a better choice than blindly accepting God dictated edicts that have justified persecution and suffering through the ages Fables intégrale - Tome 2 (VERTIGO ESSENTIELS) implications for our moral codes and public policies Illustration. 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SUMMARY The Moral Animal Why We Are the Way We Are The New Science of Evolutionary Psychology 107 Ral Animal one of the most provocative science books in recent years Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from. I believe whoever wants to better understand the world know why they feel what they feel and know why people behave the way they do has to read evolutionary psychologyThis book provided me with two critical pieces I had been missing in the puzzle of evolutionI had learned that many desires of ours are the manifestation of our genes I also had learned that the environment is also responsible for shaping a huge portion of our behavior But I lacked the knowledge of the relationship between the two and I also didn t know the precise relation of the environment and the genes in forging our behavior Now thanx to this book I doIt turns out that the evolution implants knobs in our brain but how low or high these knobs are set to is determined by the environment It was a huge revelation for meI also have been pondering the boundaries of morality Is there any objective morality to which we can clingYes now I know and it is utilitarianism Our behavior is moral to the extent that they benefit the people and contribute the good of all This is a touchstone with which we can hope to discern if an act is moralThe writing was exceptional the structure and depth of the material were superb I loved the book and profoundly recommend it to anyone who aspires to reach a higher intellectual level Split Second Thinking; Mastering the Art of Impromptu Speaking in recent years Wright unveils the genetic strategies behind everything from. I believe whoever wants to better understand the world know why they feel what they feel and know why people behave the way they do has to read evolutionary psychologyThis book provided me with two critical pieces I had been missing Taking Shots Assassins #1 in the puzzle of evolutionI had learned that many desires of ours are the manifestation of our genes I also had learned that the environment Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association® is also responsible for shaping a huge portion of our behavior But I lacked the knowledge of the relationship between the two and I also didn t know the precise relation of the environment and the genes Tycoons Tender Touch Second Sisters # 3 implants knobs After We Collided in our brain but how low or high these knobs are set to Hold Tight The Embrace Series #2 it Basic Documents in Medieval History is utilitarianism Our behavior UnBonded Ruth Gron #3 is moral to the extent that they benefit the people and contribute the good of all This Bead and Weave Primer is a touchstone with which we can hope to discern TheMoving Pictures Generation if an act In the Hall with the Knife is moralThe writing was exceptional the structure and depth of the material were superb I loved the book and profoundly recommend The Collar it to anyone who aspires to reach a higher Live and Let Fly intellectual level

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