"The ability to be good is given by God, but it's a choice that we make. It isn't forced upon us," he said. "I'm always very skeptical about making big leaps from some observation in the human brain to a behavior,"
"From my point of view, in Christianity, there are a lot of decisions involved. Being selfless is a decision," said Chris Mathes, a neuroscientist and co-organizer of the Christian Neuroscience Society.