Tag Archives: Primate Instincts

What Torah Did for Us

Chimps don’t have a fallen nature. But they do nurture their young, show one another tenderness and affection, and drive out of the community members who don’t conform to group norms. That last one is a real, tribal, natural instinct. … Continue reading

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The Role of Three Primate Instincts in Human Affairs

Christians, like all other primates, are born with a multitude of instincts, which come in various strengths. These include the instincts for hierarchy, justice, and order. The instinct for hierarchy, evidenced by our phrase “pecking order”, puts alpha primates in … Continue reading

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