[ExI] experiment regarding ethical behaviors vs status: was RE: Will robot cars be TOO good?
pharos at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 09:54:02 UTC 2012
On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 10:39 AM, Eugen Leitl wrote:
> I'm surprised you find it surprising.
> Wealthy, motivated by greed, are more likely to cheat, study finds
> People of higher status are more prone to cheating, taking candy from children and failing to wait their
> turn at four-way stops, a UC Berkeley experiment finds.
> A study found that people behind the wheels of the priciest cars were four times as likely as drivers of the
> least expensive cars to enter the intersection when they didn't have the right of way.
Hey! What about the supposed 'trickle-down' effect?
Aren't the rich guys supposed to contribute very generously to
charities to replace government welfare programs hated by everyone who
doesn't benefit from them?
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