Neuro-chemistry and Moral Behavior

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From an article at the guardian concerning the book Enhancing Human Capacities:

Drugs that affect our moral thinking and behaviour already exist, but we tend not to think of them in that way. [Prozac] lowers aggression and bitterness against environment and so could be said to make people more agreeable. Or Oxytocin, the so-called love hormone ... increases feelings of social bonding and empathy while reducing anxiety ...

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