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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 07:07 PM

Mitt " the Git " laid bare ...

Self-Interest Spurs Society’s ‘Elite’ to Lie, Cheat on Tasks, Study Finds

Are society’s most noble actors found within society’s nobility?

That question spurred Paul Piff, a Ph.D. candidate in psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, to explore whether higher social class is linked to higher ideals, he said in a telephone interview.

The answer Piff found after conducting seven different experiments is: no. The pursuit of self-interest is a “fundamental motive among society’s elite, and the increased want associated with greater wealth and status can promote wrongdoing,” Piff and his colleagues wrote yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

The “upper class,” as defined by the study, were more likely to break the law while driving, take candy from children, lie in negotiation, cheat to raise their odds of winning a prize and endorse unethical behavior at work, the research found.


Remember that story about Mitt tripping other family members in order to win at events at family gatherings?

Money is the only way a guy like Mitt can win.

Who would vote for this guy?

Just looking at him lowers your standard of living....

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Politicalboi Aug 2012 #1

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Wed Aug 1, 2012, 07:15 PM

1. I'm thinking more and more


That Mitt may be an abuser. We know what he did to that kid at school. Guys like Mitt don't take NO for an answer. It would not surprise me in the least. Perhaps I watch too many criminal shows. LOL!

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