Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Why We're All Moral Hypocrites

Why We're All Moral Hypocrites | LiveScience:
"Most of us, whether we admit it or not, are moral hypocrites. We judge others more severely than we judge ourselves.

Mounting evidence suggests moral decisions result from the jousting between our knee-jerk responses (think 'survival instinct') and our slower, but more collected evaluations. Which is more responsible for our self-leniency?"