A Major Part of Darwin’s Book

Nov 20, 2019, 11:50 AM
by Don Miguel

A major part of Darwin’s book is this:

1) Any trait that does not vary in a current population will also not vary among its past ancestors nor its close relations.

2) Conversely, any trait by which an existing creature differs from a near relative or its recent ancestors must also vary among the currently-existing population.

Morality clearly falls into the latter category. We differ in our moral intuitions from chimps, and we thus differ in our moral intuitions from other extant relatives

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