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The Most Honest States In The U.S.

26/07/2013

What happens when you ask people to pay for a drink on the honor system? Better results than you might think. Honesty is a tricky (...)
What happens when you ask people to pay for a drink on the honor system? Better results than you might think. Honesty is a tricky thing to measure. Most people would like to think they’re honest all the time, but even the most noble humans tell a white lie every once in a while. Nonetheless, Honest Tea has released something it calls the National Honesty Index--a ranking of states based on how honest people are when no one is around to see. The scenario: unmanned kiosks selling Honest Tea beverages were set up for a week in cities throughout all 50 states. Buyers were asked to contribute $1, and unbeknownst to them, Honest Tea employees were actually watching their every move, recording details about the honesty of different groups of people (hair length, facial hair, hair color, etc.). So who was the most honest?Read Full Story     What happens when you ask people to pay for a drink on the honor system? Better results than you might think. Honesty is a tricky thing to measure. Most people would like to think they’re honest all the time, but even the most noble humans tell a white lie every once in a while. Nonetheless, Honest Tea has released something it calls the National Honesty Index--a ranking of states based on how honest people are when no one is around to see. The scenario: unmanned kiosks selling Honest Tea beverages were set up for a week in cities throughout all 50 states. Buyers were asked to contribute $1, and unbeknownst to them, Honest Tea employees were actually watching their every move, recording details about the honesty of different groups of people (hair length, facial hair, hair color, etc.). So who was the most honest?Read Full Story    
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