Lying oils the gears of everyday life - just do it humanely
Lies: they seem to be everywhere these past few weeks. Ranging from the fiction and forgeries of politicians to the fabrications and falsehoods of officialdom, they're all around us - an ocean of duplicity we drown in every day.
Going by a variety of monikers - fib, falsity, hyperbole, porkie, perjury or whopper - these daily deceits are the motor oil designed for the gear changes of daily life.
We all ignore the Ninth Commandment, pretty much from the moment of exiting the house every morning - even earlier if we've been asked "Does my bum look big in this?"