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, Self Help
This is a short, tightly written, largely persuasive essay on why lying (fairly narrowly defined as intentionally misleading someone who expects honest communication from you) is a Bad Thing — including (and specifically dealing with) the classic “Do you happen to have any Jews hiding in your attic?...
Of recent I've been dabbling a bit into the philosophy of lying and the one thing I've discovered is that everyone seems to have a completely different definition for the word "lying."In Mark Twain's [b:On the Decay of the Art of Lying|1803982|On the Decay of the Art of Lying|Mark Twain|http://d.gr-...
Sam Harris believes that people should not lie, ever. He argues his case with examples, interspersed with philosophical discourse. It is well argued, well written and unlike a lot of philosophy easy to follow (and short). I even agree with it.The problem is Sam Harris is so earnest. It can feel like...
Sam Harris so generous to make this book available for free download this week.http://www.samharris.org/images/uploa...Good one. Start reading and will write a review within this week. Sam started off as sharing his experience in lying, and consider it always damaging to people, including himself. H...
I liked this essay. I read its majority while at a cafe with my wife, and it stirred very interesting discussions. Even while reading it alone, I remember constantly stopping and thinking about the insightful ideas and examples that Harris demonstrated. Harris shows how lies, even those (convenientl...