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Old 12-20-2011, 12:29 AM
Ray in Seattle Ray in Seattle is offline
 
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Default Re: Lessons Learned: Beyond Good and Evil (Robert Wright & Alan Wolfe)

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But one thing that makes human beings distinct is that we can willfully choose to disregard our natural impulses for the sake of other goals.
But is that not the same as saying that we always choose the goal that we value most - at that moment of decision? And why would that not be a "natural impulse"?
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