The Force of liberal guilt, it is strong.
September 28, 2010 7:09 AM Subscribe
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It's the Right Thing to do.
Cornell psychologist David Pizarro conducts experiments on the well-known trolley problem
, but with a novel twist: he varies the race of the individuals in the scenarios, to determine whether subjects' responses would differ. The results, particularly the breakdown by self-identified political ideology, are fascinating, and indicate that our morality may be far more inconsistent and context-dependent than most believe. Article link here