TEDx: Frans de Waal: Morality without Religion – Empathy as a source of morality.

One of the most influential people in the study of empathy is the Professor of Primate Behavior, Frans de Waal. Author: The Age of Empathy.  Empathy as a source of morality.

‘Human morality is older than our current religions, and may go back to tendencies observable in other mammals. In a bottom-up view of morality, this talk is one man’s road to discovering an array of positive tendencies in animals at a time when competition and aggression were the only themes.  ‘

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