Greed more common than generosity

Greed is more likely to be “paid forward” than generosity.

In an experiment, participants were given four tasks - two easy and fun, and two boring and difficult.

It was found that when someone was a victim of greed (i.e. they were assigned the negative tasks) they were more likely to assign negative tasks to the next person they could, rather than splitting the tasks equally.

Read more at Harvard University