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The Honest Truth About Dishonesty: How We Lie to Everyone--Especially Ourselves - Community Reviews back

by Dan Ariely
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 9 years ago
On display in the new nonfiction, and I recognized the author's name. I've got four of his titles on my List, but I haven't actually read anything by him yet. We'll see.***Ariely covers his research into cheating and lying, as well as the research of others in the field. As I noted in my update, Hou...
marcinwozniak
marcinwozniak rated it 9 years ago
Good read, although in essence it's just one experiment in many variations described throughout the book with different "lenses"Ariely is a great storyteller and uses his trademark sense of humor to make the content more accessible.
XOX
XOX rated it 9 years ago
Thanks to someone who have read this one. Two links of him talking about this book is added.The human version of Honest about DishonestyThe cartoon version of Honest about Dishonesty
The Nrrdling (Aryn)
The Nrrdling (Aryn) rated it 9 years ago
When I was in college I learned a bit about the Simple Model of Rational Crime which basically states that people lie/cheat by rationally looking at the pros and cons and make a decision based on that. Needless to say, this never sat right with me. People don't make rational decisions, they just d...
Reflections
Reflections rated it 9 years ago
Entertaining, eye-opening, disturbingThis funny, fascinating, personal paradigm shattering book is in a genre I love, books that make me examine my thinking process, but this one caused me more soul searching than any other I’ve read. According to the Simple Model of Rational Crime (SMORC) we decid...
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