Our postfact, postruth times call for a better understanding of lies and lying — until, that is, we wholeheartedly reject a culture that rewards deceit.
So, I’m adding this infographic to our resource center. “The Psychology of Lying”… Read more
We humans are ancient and sophisticated liars. We probably learned to lie just five seconds after learning to communicate. In fact, the first human utterance was probably a fib about the location of some great food or a mate’s poor … Read more
Our “lientists” — social scientists specializing in lies, falsehood and post-fact research, armed with the most powerful lie detectors yet invented discovered the Meta-Lie, on February 14, 2017. This one’s been hiding in plain sight for quite some time. However, … Read more
This infographic is a rather timely addition to our resource center in the age of post-truth, post-fact. “How To Spot Fake News” is published by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). It seems that our … Read more
Truth or Consequences (New Mexico, U.S.A.) is perhaps the most famously named location with some kind of association with lies, deception and falsehood. It’s a loose affiliation because the town’s name came from the 1950’s game show of the same … Read more
It’s challenging to distill 30 centuries of human lies into a one page infographic. But here you have it. This is a labor of love — representing some of the best liars and biggest fibs since the Ancient Greeks. Without … Read more