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The psychology of why people like Steve Rannazzisi lie about having survived 9/11


Why Do People Lie When They Can Easily Get Caught?


Is Lying Rational?


Impossible Knowledge: Are You an Expert?


Ambiguous Situations Make It Easier to Justify Ethical Transgressions

Findings from two experiments show that people are apt to cheat in favor of their self-interest but only when the situation is ambiguous enough to provide moral cover. ... More>