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.
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