Why Do Good People Sometimes Do Bad Things?

The Role of Cognitive Dissonance Have you ever wondered why people you know who seem to be paragons of virtue sometimes deviate from ethical norms and do the wrong thing? Just about everybody knows such a person. But, what causes them to act that way in a particular situation? I... Read more →


Watch out for Scam Emanating from Imposters Claiming to Work for Norton LifeLock

It Starts Out with an Email to Renew Services You Don't Have Last Friday was one of the worst days of my life. I received an email from someone claiming to work for Norton LifeLock. The email, copied below, claims that I use their services and need to renew for... Read more →


Latest Mass Shooting Raises Questions About Our Loss of a Moral Compass in America

Gun Violence in America Strikes Again Think about this: 36 Americans have been killed in just one month in the U.S. These shootings are not restricted to big cities but affect medium and small communities as well. The underlying cause is that we have lost our moral compass in America.... Read more →


Do Dark Triad Personalities Explain Aggressive Accounting?

Looking for the Red Flags of Fraudulent Financial Reporting I recently read an article that describes the results of a study that contends in some company bosses are being placed in a position of power when the company needs “aggressive earnings reports”. In such cases, recruiters are more likely to... Read more →


Should Corporations Boycott Georgia for Passing a Voter ID Law?

The Ethics of Moving the All-Star Game from Atlanta There are at least four questionable parts of the new Georgia law establishing a voter ID requirement to vote in state and federal elections in the state. The most important of which is requiring an ID for voters using an absentee... Read more →


The Causes of the Moral Decline in America

Determining Rights versus Wrong Mass shootings, racial hatred, social injustice, incivility, fraud, and White Supremacy are just a few of the examples of the moral decay in America. These extremes forms of behavior have occurred because of a decline in morality and ethical behavior. Morality is the system through which... Read more →