The truth about dishonesty—and how confession helps us change our behavior

A colleague at work said, “Hey, you should put this on your blog,” and sent me the link.

It’s a cleverly animated lecture by Dan Ariely, an expert in the field of “behavioral economics” (yeah, I don’t know what it is, either).

Anyway: a few minutes into this secular head-scratcher about human behavior, he talks about how the Catholic sacrament of confession helps us to modify what we do and be better people.  Turns out, science is finally starting to discover something Catholics have known for centuries.

Check it out below.

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