Very Bad Wizards
Episode 8: Dishonesty, Character, and Dan Ariely
Nov 11, 2012 · 1 hr 11 min
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In a Very Special Episode of Very Bad Wizards, Dan Ariely joins David to chat about cheating, character, teling your significant other about kissing someone at a conference, and the importance of moral rules.  Tamler and David sandwich the chat with a discussion about the US Presidential election, the irony of moral psychologists making people do bad things, and end with a full-blown argument about what it means to say that something is morally wrong, and whether that's an interesting question. 


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The debate about moral wrongness that Tamler thinks is stupid and David finds intriguing. 

Special Guest: Dan Ariely.

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