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Kaufman's Weekly Watch
October 15, 2021
Kaufman Interfaith Institute

www.interfaithunderstanding.org

Weekly Watch - Is Fairness Innate?
This week’s Insight discussed the question of Morality from Rabbi Sacks’ book by the same name. He notes that even young children are quick to cry out “It’s not fair” when they experience unfairness.  Sacks called it one of the “first moral propositions we articulate.”  He also noted that it is observed in other social animals as demonstrated by the primatologist Frans de Waal.  Click here to see his very short video clip of the experiment with primates who express their outrage when something unfair happens.
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