Glad We Got That One Sorted Out


Is humankind basically good or basically evil? Or does it vary too widely from person to person to generalize across the whole species?

Well, some scientists took a look, and it turns out we’re good.

So we can all stop worrying about that now.

Lauren O'Neal is an MFA student at San Francisco State University. Her writing has appeared in publications like Slate, The New Inquiry, and The Hairpin. You can follow her on Twitter at @laureneoneal. More from this author →