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Why Congress Is Paralyzed: A Scientific Explanation
January 25, 2013 • ABC News
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ABC News’ “World News” featured research by Scott Wiltermuth finding that the acquisition of power makes people think they’ve attained greater “moral clarity.” “We wondered if this explains some of the behavior we see in Congress, where people in power see the world in stark black and white terms,” Wiltermuth said.