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I am a writer based in Northern California. I have a BS in Journalism. Two topics I am most interested in - evolutionary basis of religion and living systems as information systems.... Read More »


(Essay 1 in Series Evolution&Morality )

Can you believe it? It has been a year since a majority of Americans voted for and elected Barak Obama as president, shattering once and for all the proverbial marble ceiling.

This blog is my way of looking at moral values from an evolutionary perspective. If we agree that evolution explains human behavior, then it must be true of moral behavior as well.

Today I will post the first two essays in a series that argues for taking an evolutionary approach to moral theory.