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Deceit

Time to Go: VA's Leadership Cannot Stand

Jim Moore | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Jim Moore

Having retired from VA last September, after 12 years there as a speechwriter for four secretaries, and another 20 years in other lanes of federal service, I look at the scene from a distance through the strong field glasses of professional experience with many of the players.

Missing in Action: Mental Health Community Fails Fraud Victims

Bradley Foster | Posted 04.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Bradley Foster

Major fraud cases grab the headlines for a few days or weeks, then forgotten until the next one comes along. We never have to wait long. Media typical...

Deceit, Punishment, and the Restoration of Trust

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 09.22.2013 | Sports
Chris Komisarjevsky

Whether it's a baseball MVP or one of us mere spectators, deceit and punishment must go hand-in-hand. After all, trust is at stake.

He Lied

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 07.28.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, had a choice, and he chose badly.

How Much Does 'True Belief' Cost?

Patricia Adair Gowaty | Posted 04.04.2013 | TED Weekends
Patricia Adair Gowaty

Sometimes the cost of believing something is true when it is false (being a "true believer") is gravely expensive compared to the cost of a believing something false when it is true (being a skeptic).

How To Outsmart A Liar

Wray Herbert | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wray Herbert

Most of us can spot barely more than half of all lies and truths through listening and observation -- meaning, of course, that we're wrong almost as often as we're right.

Three Clues That CEOs or Politicans Are Lying to You

Todd Kashdan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Todd Kashdan

There's nothing wrong with an assumption that people are inherently good while giving them the benefit of the doubt. All I ask is that you go beyond the surface content of what people talk about.

What's Wrong with America? Let Me List the Books....

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert David Steele

Sun Tzu writes that if you do not know your enemy, AND you do not know yourself, you are destined to fail. The United States of America is not a Repu...

Get Rich Cheating

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

Everyone's doing it--from sleazy CEOs to 'roided-up home run kings, silicone-enhanced starlets, and backroom-dealing congressmen--so why not you?

Elected Officials Reflect the Electorate

Miles J. Zaremski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Miles J. Zaremski

It is we the voters who will be to blame if we succumb to the scurrility of that which is being foisted upon us by the campaign should the Republicans take the top two offices. Why?