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Why Do Good?

Scott Huettel, associate professor of psychology at Duke University Medical Center, says, "Perhaps altruism did not grow out of a warm-glow feeling of doing good for others, but out of the simple recognition that that thing over there is a person that has intentions and goals. And therefore, I might..




Scott Huettel, associate professor of psychology at Duke University Medical Center, says, "Perhaps altruism did not grow out of a warm-glow feeling of doing good for others, but out of the simple recognition that that thing over there is a person that has intentions and goals. And therefore, I might want to treat them like I might want them to treat myself." Link via Boing Boing

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