Why We Lie, and the Value of Truthfulness

I think that most of us are familiar with the story of young George Washington chopping down his father’s beloved cherry tree.  When confronted by his father, George replies, “I cannot tell a lie. I chopped down the cherry tree.”  Having admiration for his son’s honesty, the father decides not to punish him. The story … Continue reading Why We Lie, and the Value of Truthfulness