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Old 07-16-2013, 10:52 AM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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I found this very interesting especially about generosity explained during the monopoly game.

Take Two 'Normal' People, Add Money To Just One Of Them, And Watch What Happens Next
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Old 07-16-2013, 11:22 AM
 
Location: Kansas City, MO
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Hm. This phenomenon sort of sounds like the overall effect on the psyche of confidence and security or lack thereof. Personally, I think there are people who are far from rich and even people who are flat-out poor who are like the "rich" people in these experiments. Perhaps some people derive such an effect on the psyche from monetary and societal success, while others derive it from something else.
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Old 07-16-2013, 04:33 PM
 
Location: Pueblo - Colorado's Second City
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Honestly I am in the 1% and I don't think it's any more or less common. In fact the one sociopath I ever knew was far from being in the 1%.
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Old 07-20-2013, 06:40 PM
 
Location: Southwest Washington State
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I enjoyed the video. I used to volunteer at a food pantry. I saw many times, small acts of generosity and kindness from some of the poorer clients. Not necessarily via money, but the willingness to share rides and help others from their meager resources.

I have also seen more well off people give however. I really can't make generalizations based on my life experience, so hearing about these ongoing experiments is interesting.

I have noticed that drivers of large, expensive SUVs seem to be very overbearing on the road to other motorists.
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