“New research reported on in The New York Times Magazine outlines extensive study by Yale University researchers into the degree that right and wrong is recognized by children as young as a few months.”
--Bred In The Bone? World, June 19, 2010, p. 26. Illustration by Jim L. Wilson and Rodger Russell
The research has instigated new debate on the place creation, evolution, faith, and morality play in human development.
Researchers exposed the babies to mini-dramas, both live and on film. Babies as young as 9-12 months old overwhelmingly registered their approval of the good characters. “This wasn’t a subtle statistical trend; just about all the babies reached for the good guy.”
According to Dr. Albert Mohler, it would seem to underline the fact that human beings are made in God’s own image. It also helps us to understand Paul’s simple statement, “all have sinned, and fallen short of the glory of God.”
Romans 3:23 (ESV) “for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,”