Moral Decision-Making – Is it in Our Genes?

Moral Decision-Making – Is It on Our Genes?


TMP 10-03

Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker asked if there is an evolutionary basis for morality. If there is, what does that mean for how we understand differences in moral codes and how we make our own moral choices?

Elena Westbrook was formerly the worship chair for Community UU Church of Plano, where she has been a regular guest speaker. Now semi-retired, she has also been a marketing writer, a proposal manager, a medical copyeditor, an environmental consultant, and a radio DJ. She lives in Fairview with her husband, Paul.