Mind Your Morals
The article's title, "What Makes Us Moral," contains the basic mistake we make in trying to understand ourselves and our fellow human beings [Dec. 3]. Nothing makes us anything. We make choices, which then affect our brain chemistry. In trying to be scientific, we often reverse the relationship. While Jeffrey Kluger may value the choices we make, he did not use the word choices in his examination of morality. The connection we have with our community is a powerful factor in how we choose to behave, of course, and we do place others...

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