Thursday 19 October 2017

Lying oils the gears of everyday life - just do it humanely

Lance Armstrong justified his denials of doping because he felt his story raised hope in cancer victims, convincing himself that what he was doing was not that wrong at the time
Lance Armstrong justified his denials of doping because he felt his story raised hope in cancer victims, convincing himself that what he was doing was not that wrong at the time

John Daly

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?"

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