Part of the reason some people are kind and generous is that their genes nudge them toward it. The study looked at the behavior of study subjects who have versions of receptor genes for two hormones that, in laboratory and close relationship research, are associated with niceness. Read more...
It seems to imply that morality is not a choice and that humans, like animals, are slaves to our natural instincts.
"So if one of your neighbors seems really generous, caring, civic-minded kind of person, while another seems more selfish, tight-fisted and not as interested in pitching in, their DNA may help explain why one of them is nicer than the other," he says.
Our biochemistry changes in response to the emotions we express. We are responsible for our contributions to reality, and conscious attention dictates our behaviour. Blaming bad genes is just another way of saying that the devil made me do it.
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Posted 12 April 2012 - 03:25 PM
Wait! Are they trying to say that a hormone that controls foetal ejaculation reflex and mammary gland secretions along with another hormone that control the concentration of our urine is behind the scenes in controlling the expression of generosity? Gross!
Toxic hormone altering substances we are ingesting on a daily basis have no effect on us at all, right? BPA, Flouride (calcifies the pineal gland over time), as well as several others are safe for everybody!