They might look smart, but still think stupid.
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Some people get their torments in hell.
Others are said to be afflicted by an ironic punishment on earth:
"One of the divine punishments for too much lying is that Allah makes the liar afflicted with forgetfulness."
– Attributed to Ja`far as-Sadiq in the book Wasael ush-Shia. Continue reading “What’s a divine punishment for liars?”
Meat-eaters also commit sex crimes.
According to a health textbook published in India for 11 and 12 year-old children, those who eat meat:
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Actress and comedian Amy Sedaris explains how
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"Some behavioral traits that we think are very human, such as deception, fish have as well… "
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Author James Stewart believes lying is an inherent part of human nature. Continue reading “Are we all screwed because we’re all liars?”
Jeff Wise, looking shifty
- Only lie when you need to
- Work out the details
- Prevaricate (be ambiguous)
- Tell what the "lied to" wants to hear
- Be consistent
- Be committed to your lie
- Control your nonverbal signals
- If they’re suspicious, manipulate more
- Attack them back
- If caught, bargain
Jeff Wise wrote the book Extreme Fear: The Science of Your Mind in Danger>>
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