“Lying is, almost by definition, a refusal to cooperate with others. It condenses a lack of trust and trustworthiness into a single act. It is both a failure of understanding and an unwillingness to be understood. To lie is to recoil from relationship.
How would your relationships change if you resolved never to lie again?
What truths might suddenly come into view in your life?
What kind of person would you become?
And how might you change the people around you?
…It is worth finding out. “
The last 2 paragraphs are from Sam Harris’ writing on “Lying”…It’s SO worth reading. Your relationship will benefit right away. It changed how I relate to truth.
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