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The Morally Good Bias

The Morally Good Bias

A study found that when subjects were asked to think about criminal offenders, people were more willing to say that a person’s true self is morally bad. 

The more people think that a person’s true self is morally bad, the more they support retributive punishment. The idea that the true self is just inherently, morally good is a bias that we have.

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