From: NPR

Do You Suffer From Illusions Of Moral Superiority?


Do you think you’re more honest than the average person? More principled? More fair?

If so, you’re not alone. Studies consistently find that people think they’re morally superior to others: more honest, principled and fair. This is hardly an isolated belief — people also think they’re better than average when it comes to competence, intelligence and a host of other positive characteristics.

Yet we aren’t like the children of Lake Wobegone, who — we know from Garrison Keillor — are all above average. If all of us think we’re above average, at least some of us are wrong.

Read the whole story: NPR


Well, I think I could have done a much better job writing this article.

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