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Documented in a book by James Patterson and Peter Kim, The Day America Told the Truth, (1991), Americans were asked: “What are you willing to do for $10,000,000?” Two-thirds of Americans polled would agree to at least one, some to several of the following:

§ Would abandon their entire family (25%) Would abandon their church (25%)

§ Would become prostitutes for a week or more (23%)

§ Would give up their American citizenships (16%) Would leave their spouses (16%)

§ Would withhold testimony and let a murderer go free (10%)

§ Would kill a stranger (7%) Would put their children up for adoption (3%)

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