Perspectives » One Molecule for Love, Morality, and Prosperity? | Moral Development |

"Imagine a molecule that underlies the virtues that glue societies together. Imagine that it brought out the better angels of our nature with just a sniff and could “rebond our troubled world.” Imagine that it was the “source of love and prosperity” and explained “what makes us good and evil.”


Well, carry on imagining."


It's a bit more complicated than that.  A more comprehensive perspective on the function and effects of oxytocin.  How can we elicit this balanced, "bigger picture", critical-thinking perspective among the narrowly focused?