Micro-Digressions: A Philosophy Podcast

The Virtue Illusion: Are you as good as you think you are?

August 07, 2020 Spencer Case
Micro-Digressions: A Philosophy Podcast
The Virtue Illusion: Are you as good as you think you are?
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Micro-Digressions: A Philosophy Podcast
The Virtue Illusion: Are you as good as you think you are?
Aug 07, 2020
Spencer Case

You probably think of yourself as a good person. But how sure are you that, if faced with certain sorts of social pressures, you wouldn't do something really terrible? There is, unfortunately, a evidence that most people aren't nearly as good as they believe themselves to be. Christian Miller, author of The Character Gap, discusses some of this evidence and why it matters.

Show Notes

You probably think of yourself as a good person. But how sure are you that, if faced with certain sorts of social pressures, you wouldn't do something really terrible? There is, unfortunately, a evidence that most people aren't nearly as good as they believe themselves to be. Christian Miller, author of The Character Gap, discusses some of this evidence and why it matters.