Published: 12/19/2013
Title: Lying
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 108
Goodreads Rating: 3.86
Goodreads ID: 17836584
ISBN13: 9781940051000
ISBN: 9781940051000
As it was in Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary, and Othello, so it is in life. Most forms of private vice and public evil are kindled and sustained by lies. Acts of adultery and other personal betrayals, financial fraud, government corruption—even murder and genocide—generally require an additional moral defect: a willingness to lie. In Lying, best-selling author and neuroscientist Sam Harris argues that we can radically simplify our lives and improve society by merely telling the…

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