I walked off a cliff
It didn't hurt a bit
I stabbed someone in the throat
It was wrong I took note
I'm inclined to agree with that statement: "You only learn through experience."
Although, I don't believe that the experience which fosters learning must *necessarily* be one's own. If someone, for example, is silly enough to put his hand on a red hot stove (and become severely burned), another needs not do the same to learn that it's a bad idea. He can be attentive, observe the action and its consequences, and come to a reasoned conclusion that putting one's hand on a hot stove is foolish to do.
You can only learn through experience.
Though there is evidence that shows that morals/empathy/altruism are a mixture of both inborn behavior and experience/learning.
It doesn't have to be direct experience of the action itself. It can be through instruction or example or reasoned extrapolation.
by vveasey3 years ago
Is Your reply based on truth and real experience or on belief?
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