Our recent Socratic conversation brought up many interesting observations, chief among them:
The sheer entanglement of factors: conscience, reason, science, emotions, religion, tradition, upbringing, education, law, honor, fear, biology.
We can’t always explain the motivations for doing the right thing.
There are differences between a civic society and a moral one.
We need to listen to our inner voice.
Maturation of ethical judgment may be affected by intermingling of genes and ...