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Insights from the Behavioral Science Guy: Here's one of the most powerful ways to improve the moral character of our world

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  • jpc53 Cottonwood Heights, UT
    Aug. 5, 2014 11:02 p.m.

    That's why we have a loving God who is willing to forgive our transgressions if we repent, no matter how many times we transgress.

  • southmtnman Provo, UT
    Aug. 6, 2014 11:32 a.m.

    Lying is defined as "modify how we appear and to control the information we share with others"?

    The starting point is nonsense right out of the gate.

  • cjb Bountiful, UT
    Aug. 6, 2014 1:25 p.m.

    Brigham Young spoke on this subject and I think he was pretty close to the mark. He said if he had but one tool to lift up the standards of a people, he would use the theater.

    Not the church some might ask? .. I suppose his reasoning was that not everyone attends church. Also church is pretty much hearing only where theater is more immersive.

  • RedWings CLEARFIELD, UT
    Aug. 6, 2014 4:02 p.m.

    I would disagree that lying is natural. It is a societal practice that has become so commonplace that we learn it as a response from early childhood.

    There is far more power in Honesty. The first and most basic premise of addiction recovery is total honesy with self, friends, and your Higher Power. Honesty creates an environment where fundamental changes in ones character happen.

    To have honesty and integrity in today's world is very rare, and sets one apart...