All Discussions Tagged 'morals' (10)

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How Religion can make you happy to kill! - Thunderf00t

We talk a lot about the aberrant nature of religion and how its "morality" is so badly skewed by a deity who does as he/she/it pleases and…

Started by Loren Miller

6 Jan 14
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Excuses, excuses, excuses

I've been cleaning out my inbox and I ran across this blog post that a friend sent to me way back in 2008. It just got buried and forgotten…

Started by A Former Member

4 May 13, 2012
Reply by A Former Member

The biochemistry of love and empathy

An interesting interview on oxytocin and how it may affect our moral impulses.  - Dallas   The biochemistry of love and empathy   In his la…

Started by A Former Member

2 May 12, 2012
Reply by A Former Member

The Emotional Dog and Its Rational Tail: A Social Intuitionist Approach to Moral Judgment

This is an excellent paper that introduces Jonathan Haidt's social intuitionist theory of moral judgment. It is rather long, but well worth…

Started by A Former Member

6 Aug 20, 2011
Reply by A Former Member

Apes, Humans, Aliens, Vampires and Robots

Not a super fantastic essay, but there are some parts here at the very beginning I like very much, though I think he overstates the analyti…

Started by A Former Member

0 Aug 3, 2011

If It Feels Good to Be Good, It Might Be Only Natural

From 2007. I like the moral dilemma Greene poses on page two.  - Dallas If It Feels Good to Be Good, It Might Be Only Natural The e-mail ca…

Started by A Former Member

1 Jul 11, 2011
Reply by Kylyssa Shay

How (and where) does moral judgment work?

Somewhat of a repitition of what I have posted before, but worth reading. PDF attached, or original link here, and brief excerpt below. - D…

Started by A Former Member

2 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by A Former Member

The emerging moral psychology

The emerging moral psychology Experimental results are beginning to shed light on the psychological foundations of our moral beliefs Long t…

Started by A Former Member

2 Jan 15, 2011
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The downside of religious doing

The downside of religious doing Research into the effects of group belonging suggests that its powerful binding effects may have a darker a…

Started by A Former Member

0 Jan 14, 2011

Starting things out.

Well, as I created this group I feel morally obligated to make the first post. Hah! See what I just did there? Oh man, I kill me. Anyway,…

Started by Eli

20 Jul 29, 2008
Reply by Mark C.

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