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I don't come here often, and don't plan to write something verbose whatsoever. I have one simple thing to say, speaking as a neuroscientist -- why on earth would you think something like the number of neurons in a brain is a good proxy for moral weight?

What age group has the most neurons in humans? Babies. It's babies. The ones you constantly have to tell what is right and what is wrong? To stop hitting their siblings, being selfish, etc? This is not a nuanced conversation, it is one that, if you subscribe to scientific materialism, is quickly and efficiently done away with.

To utilize logic in parallel with the way it's been done here so far : in humans, decreasing neural count is correlated with increased moral intelligence (incl. the development of empathy, moral reasoning, etc.)