Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Humans are "naturally nice"

So says Frans de Waal, a biologist at Emory University in Atlanta, and I'm inclined to agree. Click here to read more.

We don't need religion to tell us how to behave; most of us know. It's in our own interests to be good and kind, as such behaviour is likely to be reciprocated. 

Those who are forever fussing over our morality seem to me to be the least generous in their attitudes towards their fellow human beings, with the lowest expectations.

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