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We May Be Hard Wired To Be Moral

Yale Psychologist Paul Bloom believes human beings are hard-wired to be moral. During the discussion of his work at the Edge Foundation conference on the New Science of Morality, Bloom clarifies that he’s more hesitant about his conclusions than he … Continue reading

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Can We Trust Our Own Minds?

Apparently we can’t, or at least that’s the conclusion Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons reach in their book The Invisible Gorilla: And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us. Reviewer Paul Bloom, a Yale psychology professor, writes: If we can’t eliminate … Continue reading

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