The Moral Instinct Analysis

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Irrelevant Twin In Pinker's essay “The Moral Instinct,” he illustrates how moralization and amoralization takes place in society. For example, he mentions that “Moralization is a psychological state that can be turned on and off like a switch, and when it is on, a distinctive mind set commanders our thinking” (Pinker 2). Pinker also provides evidence where amoralization and moralization come to play. For instance, some examples of amoralization that Pinker talks about are, divorce, homosexuality, and marijuana use (Pinker 3). On the other hand, smoking, barbie dolls, and disposable diapers are seen as examples of moralization (Pinker 3). He demonstrates how moralization and amoralization are being seen differently based upon people's life style. Human cloning was viewed as moralized. However, people have had second thoughts about it because of the negative controversies, due to the lack of technology, decrease the value of human life and the effect of religion. Cloning began in the 1800’s when Wilmut and his team…show more content…
According to an article Deeksh Rawat stated, “All religious institutions hold up the belief that human cloning means mocking the role of God” (Deeksh). That comes to show that god created us and now our society is creating other human beings, in which gives their life a less meaning. Human cloning was also seen as losing dignity of oneself because it's only viewed as a “thing” that is being used to take away from when needed at a certain situation. In other words, people were disrespecting god by creating an exact human being of themselves. According to the article “Religious Opposition to Cloning” by William Sims, he identifies that “Religion is among the more powerful factors that shape attitudes toward human cloning. (Sims)”. Which indicates that religion plays a big role in an individual's life and interferes with the procedure of human
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