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Dr. Strangegod's Avatar Jump to comment 25 by Dr. Strangegod

Yep, this is stupid.

I don’t understand the knee jerk dismissal of questions like these. We know there is no ghost in the machine. Isn’t possible that genes for trustworthiness--if something like that exist--are carried with or carry genes for certain physical characteristics?
Nope, that doesn't make it any less stupid. You are horribly conflating nature with nurture, as does this study.

Besides which, the author's name is Nixon, and we all know how trustworthy Nixons are.

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 18:58:00 UTC | #447794