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How We Justify the Unethical

Sometimes people behave in ways they know to be unethical yet continue to see themselves as moral. Here are possible reasons why.
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Justifying Unethical Behavior

By Juliana Breines Ph.D.

Why we may feel good about ourselves even when we do wrong.
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Crafty, Crooked, Creative

By Hansika Kapoor Ph.D.

Ingenuity and immorality share a common thread.
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When We Do Terrible Things

By Christian Keysers Ph.D.

How obeying orders can dull our empathy.