"Six months old and he can tell good from evil
Scientists have discovered that babies can start to make moral judgments by the age of six months and may be born with the ability to tell good from bad hard-wired into their brains.
Infants can even act as judge and jury in the nursery. Researchers who asked one-year-old babies to take away treats from a “naughty” puppet found they were sometimes also leaning over and smacking the figure on the head."
"The new research contradicts the theories of Freud and others that humans begin with a moral 'blank slate'"
Awareness, it would seem, is a permanent state of being.