Dr. Douglas Perednia, Patricia Churchland

April 27 . 2011

According to Dr. Doug Perednia, a healthcare expert and author of Overhauling America’s Healthcare Machine, if elected representatives had acted in good faith and in the interests of the nation, it would have been possible to rebuild our healthcare system in a manner that would have withstood the test of time.  Later, in Braintrust,  Patricia Churchland argues that morality originates in the biology of the brain. She describes the “neurobiological platform of bonding” that, modified by evolutionary pressures and cultural values, has led to human styles of moral behavior.