Re: Do the Right Thing

Subject: Re: Do the Right Thing
From: Kathleen MacDowell <kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:00:35 -0600

I wondered if I should post to the chat list, but the effect was based on
word forms ...? I guess we'll hear soon if it should go to chat :-)

That's also quite interesting about the similarity in usage for ethics and
morality.

Kathleen


On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 10:45 AM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> That is a fascinating study. To find that people are inclined to act
> differently if they perceive themselves differently adds credence to what
> I've been thinking about regarding how who we are affects what we do.
>
> Also, in another group we noticed how the line between ethics (as in, what
> ought to be) and morality (what is commonly done) has blurred to where the
> words have been used as synonyms.
>
> At any rate, the philosophical discussion belongs in the Techwr-L-chat
> list, so I'll stop now.
>
> -Tony
>
>
> On Thursday, January 24, 2013, wrote:
>
>> Fascinating effect of noun vs verb
>>
>>
>> http://ucsdnews.ucsd.edu/feature/do_the_right_thing?utm_campaign=thisweek&utm_medium=email&utm_source=tw-2013-01-24#.UQFgxiUINQs.email
>>
>>


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Kathleen MacDowell
kathleen -dot- eamd -at- gmail -dot- com
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