Disgust Is An Evolutionary Impulse, But Don't Let It Drive Your Politics

Rotting food, uncovered sneezes and dirty bathrooms can all trigger a reaction so powerful it’s physical: wrinkling your nose in disgust.  It’s an instantly recognizable facial expression. “Disgust is widely thought to be one of the basic emotions,” said Daniel Kelly, an associate philosophy professor at Purdue University who studies disgust. “It’s a piece of human […]