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    Heredity and Personal Responsibility and Guilt

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    Heredity

    "If, as many psychologists believe, people's personality characteristics are largely determined by their heredity (and thus by the structure and chemistry of their brains), what are the implications for our concepts of 'blame' and 'personal responsibility'?" (Carlson, Neil, 2008, p.491)

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    In our society people have broken free of external forces on many levels to give themselves the freedom to do as he pleases. However, as we have broken free of external ties, we have also discovered information such as the fact that our personality may be determined by our heredity and neurons in the brain, that we have now ...

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    This solution discusses heredity and it's relationship to personal responsibility and guilt.

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