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Wed Jan 25, 2012, 10:04 AM

6. Not really

There is a certain inate balance between self-interest/individual preservation and altruism that contributes to kin/group reproductive success that is a function of the genotype. However, much of "moral law" is the result of cultural conditioning.

Even very basic concepts, such as who you can kill, who you can steal from, who you can have sex with, and who you can deceive vary widely by historical time and geography.

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