A absolutist takes the stance that the morality of a specific act virtually never depends on context or secondary consequences, but on the action being taken. Consequentialists feel that the consequences of the action will determine its moral value.
Other studies have shown that using a magnetic field to disrupt the right temporoparietal lobe of the brain (just behind the right ear), people change from “absolutists” to “consequentialists”.
There’s a lot of fascinating research into the physiology of morality, lately.
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