Facts of Life

A large majority of people who participated in an online poll conducted by the Josephson Institute of Ethics of Marina del Ray, Calif. — some 78% — believe that honest people can finish first:

These days, one has to lie or cheat occasionally in order to succeed.

I strongly disagree. (449 votes) 59%

I disagree. (147) 19%

I agree. (97) 13%

I strongly agree. (68) 9%

Total votes: 761

Source: www.charactercounts.org

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