Daily Archives: February 19, 2020

Mechanics of deception

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Interesting discussion on lying to yourself.

Apparently creative people lie more because they’re able to tell stories better.

Liar, Liar, Liar

2020-02-17 by NPR

Episode: play.podtrac.com/npr-510308/ed…

We all lie. But what separates the average person from the infamous cheaters we see on the news? Dan Ariely says we like to think it’s character — but in his research he’s found it’s more often opportunity. Dan Ariely is a professor at Duke University and the author of the book, The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone — Especially Ourselves. We spoke to him in March 2017.

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