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Why the Rich Are Less Ethical: They See Greed as Good

3 years agoHealth : Healthland

While stereotypes suggest that poor people are more likely to lie and steal, new research finds that it’s actually the wealthy who tend to behave unethically. In a series of experiments — involving everything from dangerous driving to lying in job negotiations and cheating to get a prize — researchers found that, across the board, [...]
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Rich People: More Likely to Cheat? [Sociology]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9 (3 years ago)

Are the rich really different from the rest of us? A new research paper suggests the answer is yes, and not in a good way. A new research paper suggests that the upper class are more likely to cheat and behave unethically than lower... Read Post

Shocker: Rich People Aren't Fundamentally More Evil Than the Poor

News : Reason (11 months ago)

Rich people: They're, like, the worst, right? Being libertarians, you probably know better (some rich people are the worst, just like some poor people are the worst). But stereotypes of the wealthy tend to hinge on hoarding riches, ... Read Post

Rich People Are More Likely 'To Lie, To Cheat, To Take Candy From Kids,' Says Science

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (2 months ago)

Does becoming rich make you a jerk? Or do jerks just have the right personality type for getting rich? Either way, the research shows that wealthy people are more likely to behave in unethical, self-serving ways. "Flash Boys" author... Read Post


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