Why Religion Makes You Behave Better

Why Religion Makes You Behave Better

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July 5 2012 6:30 PM

Dan Ariely: Why Religion Makes You Behave Better

Can religion make you a more honest, upstanding person? Who better to ask than Dan Ariely, whose new book, The Honest Truth About Dishonesty, is about why people lie and cheat? Ariely says the answer is yes but not for the reason you might think.

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