Sail's Pedagogy

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Liar, liar: Why deception is our way of life

on June 28, 2010

As BP continues to lie about the gulf disaster, let us take time to see why we lie.

“Lying gives us the temporary delusion that our personal and social worlds are intact, that we are loved, that we are safe, and above all, that we are not likely to overwhelmed by the uncertainty inherent in living in a world we can never truly know.”

This article in NewScientist by Dorothy Rowe, describes how each of us interpret of the world and what is going on differently due to our how our brains are formed (neuranatomy) and our past experiences.

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