5 Moral Foundations

  1. Care / Harm - came from caring for children
  2. Fairness / Cheating - came from the need for sharing the fruits of cooperation without getting exploited
  3. Loyalty / Betrayal - Came from the need to create big groups.
  4. Authority / Subversion - came from the need to be in hierarchical groups - which becomes necessary in bigger systems.
  5. Sanctity / Degradation - came because we have pathogens around us.