How the Mind Justifies Inequalities

Take a short trip with Psychologist Paul Piff, in understanding how the mind makes sense of advantage even when it’s clear that is a random act rather than an act of had work and strategy.

Learn how people behave when they feel wealthy in this 16 minute TED talk. Piff notes, People become less attuned to the different features of situations including the flip of a coin that had randomly gotten them into their privileged position in the first place.” 

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What this UC Berkeley study showed was that as a person’s level of wealth rose their level of compassion and empathy fell.

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