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The question of whether we are "born good" has been debated by philosophers, psychologists, spiritual leaders and others for a long time. Our own beliefs about whether we are "born good" or whether we have the capacity to be good shape the way we think about the possibility of developing compassion and care.

We recommend viewing this Dateline special, "Born good? Babies help unlock the origins of morality", to learn more about our shared capacity for care and connection: