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Human nature is complex. Even if we do have inclinations toward violence, we also have inclination to empathy, to cooperation, to self-control.
Morality is not just any old topic in psychology but close to our conception of the meaning of life. Moral goodness is what gives each of us the sense that we are worthy human beings.
Human evolution, at first, seems extraordinary. How could the process that gave rise to slugs and oak trees and fish produce a creature that can fly to the moon and invent the Internet and cross the ocean in boats?
I would argue that nothing gives life more purpose than the realization that every moment of consciousness is a precious and fragile gift.
Photography is a kind of virtual reality, and it helps if you can create the illusion of being in an interesting world.
There is no society ever discovered in the remotest corner of the world that has not had something that we would consider the arts. Visual arts - decoration of surfaces and bodies - appears to be a human universal.
In any dispute, each side thinks it's in the right and the other side is demons.
With violence, as with so many other concerns, human nature is the problem, but human nature is also the solution.
Racism, because it favors color over talent, is bad for business.
There is a correlation between economic inequality and personal violence. The explanation for the correlation isn't completely clear; there are a number of possibilities.
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