Universal morality is obscured by evolved morality
An article on morality I wrote for This View of Life.
"Evolved morality not only obscures universal morality but also creates an aversion to improvements to humans that would align our intuitions with actions that promote sentient well-being"
An evolutionary psychology perspectives on sex robots: uncanny vulvas
An article for Jacobite magazine on how sex bots might develop and change society.
The Evolution of Human Morality - Darwin Day Lecture 2018
"Evolutionary psychologist Dr Diana S. Fleischman delighted an audience of close to 1,000 people in London on Thursday night as part of Humanists UK’s annual celebration of Darwin Day, the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin. Diana’s lecture took on a suitably Darwinian theme, exploring the evolution of human morality – as well as its limitations." - Humanists UK writeup of the event
How do we shape each other's behaviors?
Survival of the fittest in the modern world means being able to get your way in an expanding web of social networks. Canvas8 spoke with evolutionary psychologist Dr. Diana Fleischman to understand how we constantly and subconsciously train others to do what we want.
Several blogs I wrote a few years ago about animal sentience, bivalveganism (adding oysters and mussels to a vegan diet because they are not sentient), in vitro meat and other topics.