[ExI] Fwd: [EP_group] Is 'Doing Unto Others' Written Into Our Genes?

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Tue Sep 18 20:10:14 UTC 2007

On 9/18/07, hkhenson <hkhenson at rogers.com> wrote:
> >Is 'Doing Unto Others' Written Into Our Genes?
> >
> >NYTimes from Science Times section
> >Published: September 18, 2007
> >
> >Where do moral rules come from? From reason, some philosophers say.
> > From God, say believers. Seldom considered is a source now being
> >advocated by some biologists, that of evolution.

Why wouldn't moral rules be a cultural product, as it is the case for
languages, legal systems, etiquette protocols, dressing codes, etc.?

Stefano Vaj

More information about the extropy-chat mailing list