» Mirror Neurons: How Our Ability to Connect With Others Makes Us Caring, Moral By Nature – Neuroscience and Relationships

As it turns out, social sciences and religions alike have been seriously wrong, when it comes to labeling humans as inherently “bad,” “selfish” or “aggressive,” and so on, by nature or from birth. Similarly, scientific thought has mislead us into thinking that the primary motivating force of all nature, to include human nature, is physical survival.

(It begs the question: Is it coincidence that we’ve been simultaneously conditioned to think of love as fluffy, secondary or an optional add on to our nature?)

….The work of Dr. Marco Iacoboni, published in his most recent book,Mirroring People:  The New Science of How we Connect with Othersinvites us to look at human nature with new reverence and awe.