Political leanings may be rooted in our DNA, but we’re also more than our genes
Part of what makes civilization a meaningful concept is the way we train — i.e. civilize — people to conquer their more primal, gene-driven impulses.
Los Angeles Times
"We’re more than our genes, and we shouldn’t reduce our political orientations to the sort of essentialism that has taken over identity politics," writes
L.A. Times Opinion
We’re more than our genes, and we shouldn’t reduce our political orientations to the sort of essentialism that has taken over identity politics, writes
Good OpEd as usual
but many steps from DNA —> political party. Genes code ~50% temperament (Openness to Experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness, Neuroticism)—> moral values/worldview preference —> people preference —> party.