Are YOU wired for fairness?

A fascinating study in fairness – watch the video you’ll love it!

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Before you answer or mull it over, take 2.75 minutes and watch the video below (audio needed). If 2.75 minutes is too much, watch 1 minute starting 1:19 minutes into it. It is well worth that minute of watching!

After looking at the wide spectrum of human behavior, and the great discussion that ended up with how we naturally lean towards the “dark” side, this experiment came to mind. THAT’s how monkeys are wired for unfairness, and as the researchers say, this is true of other species they have tried that with.

"Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not." by Oscar Wilde with his image in the background

Could the desire for fairness be innate for humans, too? Is it (best left as) an unattainable goal as Oscar Wilde says? What do you think?

Interesting Trivia: what is the one letter that (fairly or unfairly 🙂 ) does not appear in the periodic table?

Answer to last post’s trivia: A group of at least…

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  1. I think that most human test subjects would continue to eat the grape, like the monkey on the right. The only significant change would be if the monkey on the right refused the grape until the one on the left got one too. So, I conclude that monkeys are a lot like many humans, but not like all of us. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

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