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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.

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.