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How to Spot a Liar

Why Do Politicians Lie?

Bob Edgar | Posted 01.10.2013 | Home
Bob Edgar

after more than three decades spent in and around public life and public officials -- as a member of Congress, the leader of a religious organization, and now as CEO of a non-profit "citizens lobby" -- I'm convinced that politicians are no more dishonest than the rest of us.

Let's Be Honest, We're All Liars

Paul Spector, M.D. | Posted 01.09.2013 | Home
Paul Spector, M.D.

2012-11-09-TEDmeyerpullNature has no love of truth. It's about winning, which is to say living to reproduce. Because we are not biologically designed for integrity, we must actively attempt to prevent the social cultivation of dishonesty.

The Cost Of Deceptive Politics

Dana Radcliffe | Posted 01.09.2013 | Home
Dana Radcliffe

2012-11-09-TEDmeyerpullAt the heart of our ad-saturated democratic process is a moral paradox. Politicians raise and spend billions of dollars to convince us to trust them. But the fevered competition for votes virtually compels them to lie to us.

How To Spot A Liar

Pamela Meyer | Posted 01.09.2013 | Home
Pamela Meyer

2012-11-09-TEDmeyerpullEspecially when it comes to perpetrating crime and enabling malice, we live in an age when lying and deceit are increasingly tolerated, and not necessarily the exception. High-stakes lying is out of control.

10 Ways To Spot A Cheater

Maryann Karinch | Posted 10.23.2012 | Books
Maryann Karinch

With a focus on cheaters, this presentation covers the basics of the mechanics of lying and ways to break a liar.