Perspectives » Science Channel: Can We Eliminate Evil? | Moral Development | Scoop.it

"From the dawn of recorded history to the present day, humankind has struggled with its darker nature. Today, researchers around the world are uncovering the hidden forces that inflame our inner demons...looking for ways to isolate and neutralize the source of evil in the brain.


In Amsterdam, neuroscientist Christian Keysers tests empathy by torturing his lab assistants, who willingly allow it in the name of science. At Yale, psychologist Karen Wynn and a pack of adorable babies prove that, from birth, most of us have a built-in sense of morality."


Via Edwin Rutsch