WHY BE MORAL?
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2013 Annual Uehiro Lecture (1): Equal Treatment | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures

2013 Annual Uehiro Lecture (1): Equal Treatment | University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures | WHY BE MORAL? | Scoop.it
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snopes.com: Jeremiah Steepek

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New pastor secretly poses as homeless man, then reveals himself to unsympathetic congregants.
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There are several variations of this story; this article describes a couple of them. What would you have done?

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BBC Radio 4 - Moral Maze, The Ring of Gyges

BBC Radio 4 - Moral Maze, The Ring of Gyges | WHY BE MORAL? | Scoop.it
Are humans naturally good, or would we all do wrong if we could get away with it?
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How Violent Are You?

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This features an unnerving re-enactment of Stanley Milgram's notorious experiment. Why unnerving? - It gives us reason to think that we habitually overrate our own virtue, and that we're worryingly happy to do bad and stupid things when we're told to.  

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