Steven Pinker Quote

The problem with the emotions is not that they are untamed forces or vestiges of our animal past; it is that they were designed to propagate copies of the genes that built them rather than to promote happiness, wisdom, or moral values.


How the Mind Works (ed. 2009)

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The problem with the emotions is not that they are untamed forces or vestiges of our animal past; it is that they were designed to propagate copies...

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The problem with the emotions is not that they are untamed forces or vestiges of our animal past; it is that they were designed to propagate copies...

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The problem with the emotions is not that they are untamed forces or vestiges of our animal past; it is that they were designed to propagate copies...

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The problem with the emotions is not that they are untamed forces or vestiges of our animal past; it is that they were designed to propagate copies...