Posts Tagged: Paul Bloom

Why We Care About Chimpanzees: The Origins of Human Morality

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There are plenty of macro examples of this behavior: we form complex social hierarchies, our economy is highly reliant on the trust of people we’ve never met, and we punish unprovoked violence and harm. This is also true when it comes to interactions between individuals. In the famous Ultimatum experiment (pdf) in which people are given $20… read more »