What Makes Us Moral Analysis

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Nobody is good or evil until they are exposed to it. They learn from the good but experience the bad.Kids are capable of almost anything , they have an understanding of good and bad. In the article “What Makes Us Moral” by Jeffrey Kluger explains how people are born neutral and whether they become evil and good. In the novel, Lord Of The Flies by William Golding tells us how the boys mindset changes due to their surroundings and experiences. Humans are born neutral because society shapes us. Kids cannot be labeled as evil or good once they are born because they do not know anything. The society that they are brought up in shapes them, so therefor they are born neutral and reformed over time. “What Makes Us Moral” states, “A preschooler will…show more content…
If the rule is lifted and eating is approved, the child will happily comply. But if the same teacher says it's also O.K. to push another student off a chair, the child hesitates. "He'll respond, 'No, the teacher shouldn't say that”(Kluger). Their society rules impacted on them to behave with order and rules. If they were not shaped with these rules there would be a different outcome.In addition, parents have an impact on the kids too. In Lord Of The Flies Golding states, “Roger gathered a handful of stones and began to throw them. Yet there was a space round Henry, perhaps six yards in diameter, into which he dare not throw. Here, invisible yet strong, was the taboo of the old life”(Golding 62). He knew it was wrong because his society shaped him, his parents shaped him to be civilized. Once kids are born they grow visualizing what going on in their surroundings.Comparatively, adults have a major role in making the kids behave, if the adults do not have morals then they would not be able to teach them to be humane. “What Makes Us Moral” Kruger states,“If the entire human species were a single individual, that person would long ago have been declared mad. The insanity would
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