One of the more interesting lines of study she explores involves research by a cognitive scientist at the University of California at Irvine who found that people confuse moral evaluations with risk assessments. … “People don’t think that leaving children alone is dangerous and therefore immoral,” Brooks writes. “They think it is immoral and therefore dangerous.”

For the full story, please visit https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/22/books/review/small-animals-kim-brooks.html.

 

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