Nature vs. Nurture

Discussion in 'General Conversation' started by TA2D, May 20, 2006.

  1. TA2D

    TA2D New Member

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    This is a topic in my other psychology class for Human Development, what are your thoughts on this topic? Nature being: instinct, outside influences such as social status, income, etc, and Nurture being what is taught by caregivers and teachers: right and wrong, good bad, etc.

    Aaron

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  2. IL Hunter

    IL Hunter New Member

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    I'm thinking that it a mix of both. Some things are prewired, but some things are learned. I don't think that anyone is born a serial killer, I think that they had some kind of nurture deficiancey or something screwed up happen to them. JMHO.