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Does being educated make you more moral?


Are smarter people more virtuous? Why or why not? I believe that intelligence, education, and morality are not connected in anyway, but many psychologist and other experts disagree with me. What do you believe?

 

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Best Answer Helen Murphy Howell (Seeker7) says

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    pmorries 4 years ago

    In the United States most politicians are greedy, narcissistic lap dogs of corporations. Would you like to trade? Also, you make a great point. It does seem like a lot of people with superior backgrounds do a lot of unethical things.

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    pmorries 4 years ago

    You make some great points. it seems that if one is highly educated, one can better explain how one rationalizes conducting evil acts.

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    pmorries 4 years ago

    Some people think that the whole human race is just a bunch of hairless apes; however, I have never really listened that much to dung merchants.

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    pmorries 4 years ago

    Thank you for providing a very logical and well thought out answer.