As cultures evolve and societies develop, people’s change the way they think about good and evil.
An analysis of billions of words in the Google Books database shows the way society has valued moral principles such as compassion, respect for authority, community values and fairness over time.
World’s first lab-grown beef burger. Would you eat it?
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Surveys suggest fewer than half of Americans are looking forward to lab-grown meat. A moral psychologist examines common objections and why for the most part they're not logical.
In ‘Westworld,’ it’s tough to distinguish human from robot.
In 'Westworld's' land of robots, it's the people who lack humanity.
Does what’s most usual seem inherently good to you?
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It's a common quirk of human psychology to make the mental leap that the way things are is the way things ought to be. New research into how we explain the world around us sheds light on the phenomenon.
We view future crimes as more deserving of punishment than past ones.
If you want to get away with doing something bad, don't tell anyone until after you've done it.
Friend or food?
The morality of which animals we can and can't eat doesn't stand up to scrutiny.