Is it possible that humans will evolve beyond the impulse for violence, greed, jealousy and animosity?" Is there evidence of a solution to these problems?


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Ancient Hippy Profile
Ancient Hippy answered

No, never going to happen, "evidence" or not.

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otis otiscambell
otis otiscambell commented
Greed is good
Ancient Hippy
Ancient Hippy commented
Greed is a major contributor to violence.
Mike Thinks
Mike Thinks commented
Perhaps in the future when humanity learns that life’s Unalienable Rights are part of the Laws of Nature. When we morally follow the Laws of Nature lifts the tide of the standard of living for all.
Darik Majoren Profile
Darik Majoren answered

The core to our social evolution is to regard "Self" . . . Less.

Since we (at our very core) have the need to survive, "the Survival Self" will always be part of the impulsive mind, which is much faster then the cognitive brain.

You will find that those finding "Peace within themselves", and not with those things "Outside" themselves to feel complete,  will be able to adapt past jealousy, greed and animosity . . Violence will always be there to protect.

AnnNettie Paradise Profile

Yes indeed! As a matter of fact there are millions of people who have made some remarkable changes in their lives. They definitely do not take the credit for achieving these conditions. Because there is only one force in the universe that can cause people to make such drastic changes in their disposition. That force is God’s holy spirit. (Galatians 5:22, 23) And God gladly grants that spirit to persons who sincerely seek it and conform to his requirements. (Luke 11:9-13; Acts 5:32)

Hope This Helps Profile
Hope This Helps answered

This has already taken place!

But it does not involve an evolution of physical man, but rather, an evolution of behavior and conduct.

Many centuries ago,  this reality was declared as an inevitable fact:

"Many peoples will go and say: “Come, let us go up to the mountain of Jehovah, to the house of the God of Jacob. He will instruct us about his ways, and we will walk in his paths.”- Isaiah 2:3

Religion, in general, has not accomplished this. Nor has secular elements, who have expended tremendous resources and political cooperation, in attempts to achieve it.

But those who have responded willingly, and decided to readjust their behavior and conduct, have already achieved this.  You will recognize them by the fact that they are non-violent, do not couple commercialism with religious interest, and do not manifest greed or bigotry.

Nor are these sad traits, a part of their heritage.

You can also recognize them by the name of the one whose "paths" they choose to follow.

In this matter, there may seem to be a 'theory of
and a 'theory of conduct and behavior', that are colliding
with one another.

But which 'theory' sounds like it is more realistic?  And
more likely to be a fact?

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