The Moral Code

Is a sense of morality hard-wired in the brain, or is it a product of our environment and upbringing? Adam Rutherford investigates the new science of morality and the suprising evidence that we may be born with some kind of innate moral code.

He talks to the scientists using some very modern techniques to study an age-old question and hears what philosophy and religion think about the idea that our sense of right and wrong may be written in our genes.

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Is a sense of morality hard-wired in the brain, or is it a product of our environment and upbringing? Adam Rutherford investigates the new science of morality and the suprising evidence that we may be born with some kind of innate moral code.

He talks to the scientists using some very modern techniques to study an age-old question and hears what philosophy and religion think about the idea that our sense of right and wrong may be written in our genes.