Are we doomed?
It’s a question that’s reverberated through the ages. Are we humans, though imperfect, essentially kind, sensible, good-natured creatures? Or deep down are we wired to be bad, blinkered, idle, vain, vengeful and selfish?
There are no easy answers and there’s clearly a lot of variation between individuals. Here we digest 10 dispiriting findings that reveal the darker and less impressive aspects of human nature.