Frans de Waal: Moral behavior in animals | Video on | Philosophy and Science of Mind and Brain |
TED Talks Empathy, cooperation, fairness and reciprocity -- caring about the well-being of others seems like a very human trait.


Frans de Waal describes some clever experiments that showcase examples of morality in the animal kingdom. The most interesting- or the most easy to parallel to human sense of morality- is exhibited toward the end of the video and involves a pair of Capuchin monkeys. I won't ruin the surprise- as hilarious as it is to watch- but feel free to comment about the struggle of the 99%