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The Russian Who Averted a Nuclear War

October 27, 1962 was the day the world almost ended. One man, Vasily Arkhipov, displayed the virtue of self-control. He was the second in command of the ...

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Woman Finds Major Cash in Free Couch

Vicky Umodu needed furniture for her new home, so she responded to a Craigslist ad for a matching set of two sofas and a chair, all available for free. ...

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Amazon Tribe Has No Use for Virtue Signaling

Author Gad Saad is one of the leading voices exposing the harm and folly of political correctness in the US and Canada. In his most recent book, he explores ...

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Cash-Filled Wallets Planted Globally Teach Us About Honesty

So picture this: You're a receptionist at a hotel. Someone says they found a lost wallet but they're in a hurry. They hand it to you. What would ...

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Film '3:10 to Yuma' on the Nature of Virtue

In the Western film 3:10 to Yuma, the notorious outlaw Ben Wade (played by Russell Crowe) tells the good guy Dan Evans (played by Christian Bale) why ...

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Moral Overconfidence

Nitin Nohria, in the Washington Post, explores the idea that we are not as virtuous as we think we are. Nitin has coined the term "moral overconfidence. ...

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You're Really Not That Nice

A 1961 research project asked ordinary people to send extremely painful electric shocks to a stranger. (Unbeknownst to the participants, the fake shocks ...

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Early Church Leader's Story Reads like Current News

Once upon a time, there was a boy who grew up in a household of faith. As a young man, he was quickly singled out as a top student who was marked by key ...

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Poet Maya Angelou on Developing Courage

In an interview for Harvard Business Review, the poet Maya Angelou was asked about the most important lessons she learned from her mother. Ms. Angelou ...

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Leaving Children Alone in a Chemistry Lab

Leaving children to discover their own values is a little like putting them in a chemistry lab full of volatile substances and saying, "Discover your ...

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