Is altruism an innate human capacity?

So it seems that newborn as young as a few days old already have the capacity to feel distress when they hear other babies cry.  Many new research recently have outlined how babies – even less than a year old! – will already favor social behavior over anti-social behavior.

An excellent article on the NY Times here:

The Moral Life of Babies

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/09/magazine/09babies-t.html

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