The Monopoly Experiment: Wealthy People Are More Selfish

Does having more money make a person more inclined to share their wealth with others and acknowledge their good fortune? No. Research suggests precisely the opposite. One experiment by psychologists at the University of California, Irvine, invited pairs of strangers to play a rigged Monopoly game where a coin flip designated one player rich and one poor. The rich players received twice as much money as their opponent to begin with; as they played the game, they got to roll two dice instead of one and move around the board twice as fast as their opponent; when they passed “Go,” they collected $200 to their opponent’s $100.

Gene Simmons praised for saying anti-vaxxers should ‘stop being selfish’ on GMB: ‘Get over yourself!’

Gene Simmons has been praised for saying that anti-vaxxers should “get over themselves” and become vaccinated against Covid-19.Appearing on Good Morning Britain on Friday (22 October), the Kiss frontman discussed reports of a surge in coronavirus infection numbers in the UK.“Get over yourself,” the 72-year-old said of anti-vaxxers. “We’re not concerned if you agree with it or not, we’re concerned about you making us sick, so get your god damn Covid shot and protect other people from getting your stuff.”Asked by Kate Garraway whether mask wearing should once again become mandatory in the UK, Simmons responded that “it should”...

If you’re a selfish person, are you a good parent?

I’m considering whether I want to have children or not, and wanted to canvas some opinions on a specific concern I have. Please bear with me - I’m about to be very honest and harsh with myself. I’m a very self-centered person. I don’t know how else to describe it!...

California counties are selfishly pursuing removal of the mask mandate

Several counties across California, including Santa Clara County, have been implementing steps to remove the mask mandate, and it has become evidently clear that we have learned nothing from our previous attempts at removing this necessary mandate. Back in June, California attempted to reel back on the mask mandate, stating...

Kucinskas Presents on Teaching the Sociology of Religion

Associate Professor of Sociology Jaime Kucinskas presented on best practices in teaching the sociology of religion during the virtual annual conference for the Social Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) on Oct. 16. Assistant Professor Evan Stewart of the University of Massachusetts Boston will present on their new collaborative research on...

Christian selfishness destroys the West – WND

Herland Report: Christian selfishness destroys the West: Something has gone seriously wrong with Christianity in the West. Research shows that church attendance is dropping dramatically. The very peculiar fact that surveys demonstrate is that it is the most believing Christians that leave the churches. Maybe because institutionalized religion seems most...