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Sunday, August 06, 2017

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Study Examines Tolerance of Political Lies for Shared Views

by Neuroscience News
Image shows a person with their fingers crossed behind their back.
Although honesty was positively valued by all respondents, the researchers found that lying that served a shared moralized goal was more accepted and advocacy in support of the opposing view, or nonpreferred end, was more condemned, regardless of whether the statement was true or false. image is adapted from the University of Illinois at Chicago news release.
According to researchers, people tend to be more lenient towards politicians' lies when they believe a specific political stance is morally correct. Researchers suggest supporters perceive the lies to be a necessary means to achieve a higher moral end.
Neuroscience News | August 6, 2017 at 12:12 pm | Tags: liesmoral mandates | URL:
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