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Lying

by Sam Harris

As it was in Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary, and Othello, so it is in life. Most forms of private vice and public evil are kindled and sustained by lies. Acts of adultery and other personal betrayals, financial fraud, government corruption—even murder and genocide—generally require an additional moral defect: a willingness to lie.In Lying, best-selli...
Publish Date
2013
November 5
Goodreads rating
3.88
ISBN
9781940051000
Tags
philosophysocial-sciencesnonfictionpsychology
Recommendations
4
Recommendations
Dec 21, 2011
Read "Lying", the new book by my friend Sam Harris. Excellent cover art and lots of good reasons not to lie!     source
A great book.     source
One of my favorite one hour reads about intellectual honesty. I wish more people were this honest!     source
A great book.     source