STUDY QUESTIONS RADIO LAB MORALITY

STUDY QUESTIONS RADIO LAB MORALITY - 1. WHAT ARE THE MAJOR...

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1. WHAT ARE THE MAJOR QUESTIONS ADDRESSED IN THIS HOUR ON MORALITY? 2. THE TROLLEY PROBLEM IS REVIEWED. WHAT ARE THE MAJOR FINDINGS WHEN PERSONS ARE ASKED ABOUT WHAT THEY WOULD DO IN THE FIRST? - 9/10 They would pull the lever. -9/10 Would not push the man. 3. WHAT REASONS WERE GIVEN FOR DIFFERENT RESPONSES? - Pulling lever to save five feels better than pushing the one to save five. -Pushing is murder. 4. UPON FURTHER EXAMINATION WHAT ARE THE CONCLUSIONS OF JOSH GREEN ABOUT WHAT GOES ON IN THE BRAIN? -Yes to lever – the picture shows yellow peanut shape -No to pushing – a different picture appears Josh thinks its biological. Right and wrong is already in our brain before our parents. Deep in our brain we have basic primate morality. 5. WHAT IS MEANT BY THE “INNER CHIMP?” -An act of deep goodness (Ten Commandments) 6. WHY IS IT THOUGHT TO BE IMPORTANT IN TERMS OF EVOLUTION? - 12-17…. Basic instincts into our brain 7. WHY IS COOPERATION IMPORTANT AND HOW IS IT RELATED TO EMPATHY? - Cooperation is how we made it this far. The chimps have a system and share
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This note was uploaded on 10/13/2009 for the course SOC Sociology taught by Professor Sheldonekland-olson during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas.

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