A Reality Check cartoon by Dave Whammond. Continue reading “The liar’s paradox in cartoon form”
The statues of Oscar Wilde and Estonian writer Eduard Wilde sitting on a bench, in Tartu, Estonia. Continue reading “Why the liar can be far more civilized”
"Saints may always tell the truth, but for mortals living means lying." – Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, who heard the case. Continue reading “Which is more important – the rights of a liar or the honor of a decorated war hero?”
"I know you will be interested in me."
A dating story from the UK.
Rebecca Kew, a 25-year-old woman, met Peter Wall, 30-years-old, on a dating site. Continue reading “The lies of Peter Wall, a liar”
In bars, the writer lied and said his name was Gardner Barnes. (This is not the author.)
Continue reading “The compulsive liar who’s also a romantic”
"I’m a bad person, I’m crazy, I’m sick in the head."
Continue reading “Meet Dan Kaufman, compulsive liar”
Who is not a member of the club?
Perversely, the six women belonging to the "No Deception Club" are required to always tell lies, and one of the women below is going to get kicked out of the club because she’s telling the truth. Who’s getting kicked out? Continue reading “One of these women is not a liar – a puzzle”
This plant is not ironic.
I think much of my life has been a struggle between an ironic versus a sincere stance regarding the world.
"Can I, uh, tell you something…"
A humorous mash-up of pathological lying and advertising. Yes, that will sell SUVs. Continue reading “It’s okay to be a pathological liar, isn’t it?”
How great is this Forbes article? Continue reading “14 tips to unmask a liar (but are they useful?)”