Monkeys Quick to Protest Unfairness

twomonkeysThis video, from a TED talk by primatologist Frans de Waal on “Moral Behavior in Animals,” shows what happens when two monkeys get unequal pay for equal work. The shorted monkey wastes no time expressing protest at the inequity. Humans, by contrast, may need decades or centuries of putting up with unfairness before reacting…. 

Thanks to A.W. for the link. The full talk by de Waal is here.

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