TEMPTATION & Why good people do bad things #JournalOfPersonality&SocialPsychology

Commentary by Dr. Whitesel: “Research published by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology revealed that people often fall prey to temptation when the temptation starts slowly and they don’t realize at first that they are being tempted. The biblical story of David illustrates this, when ‘a man after God’s own heart’ would not realize that he was giving into small temptations that would eventually lead to big consequences. Read this overview of the research by CNN and cite the original research article to learn more. According to the research, the preventative action is to recognize and reject ‘small’ temptations while remembering how in the past they have personally affected your reputation and well-being.”

Read more at … http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/25/health/good-people-do-bad/