Has Neuroscience Explained Away Evil?
Ron Rosenbaum recently wrote a summary piece at Slate on a few different bodies of work from some of the current  “rock stars” in the science world – the neuroscientists. These  scientists “are emerging as the new high priests of the secrets of the  psyche, explainers of human behavior in general.” The group consists of  people like Jonah Lehrer and David Eagleman.
But, just like we shouldn’t listen to an astrophysicist on theology,  so we shouldn’t listen to a brain scientist to explain parts of human  nature.

Has Neuroscience Explained Away Evil?

Ron Rosenbaum recently wrote a summary piece at Slate on a few different bodies of work from some of the current “rock stars” in the science world – the neuroscientists. These scientists “are emerging as the new high priests of the secrets of the psyche, explainers of human behavior in general.” The group consists of people like Jonah Lehrer and David Eagleman.

But, just like we shouldn’t listen to an astrophysicist on theology, so we shouldn’t listen to a brain scientist to explain parts of human nature.