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Steven Pinker on Morality as a 'Sixth Sense'

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Steven Pinker on Morality as a 'Sixth Sense'

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Steven Pinker is a professor of psychology at Harvard University and author of The Stuff of Thought and How the Mind Works. Rebecca Goldstein hide caption

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Is moral sense hardwired in the human brain? Psychologist Steven Pinker discusses morality and evolutionary roots. His article, "The Moral Instinct," was published recently in The New York Times Magazine.

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