Why We Lie

Why We Lie Why do we lie Because we are frightened of being humiliated being treated like an object being rejected losing control of things and most of all we are frightened of uncertainty Often we get our

  • Title: Why We Lie
  • Author: Dorothy Rowe
  • ISBN: 9780007357970
  • Page: 495
  • Format: Paperback
  • Why do we lie Because we are frightened of being humiliated, being treated like an object, being rejected, losing control of things, and, most of all, we are frightened of uncertainty Often we get our lies in before any of these things can happen We lie to maintain our vanity We lie when we call our fantasies the truth Lying is much easier than searching for the truthWhy do we lie Because we are frightened of being humiliated, being treated like an object, being rejected, losing control of things, and, most of all, we are frightened of uncertainty Often we get our lies in before any of these things can happen We lie to maintain our vanity We lie when we call our fantasies the truth Lying is much easier than searching for the truth and accepting it, no matter how inconvenient it is We lie to others, and, even worse, we lie to ourselves.In both private and public life, we damage ourselves with our lies, and we damage other people Lies destroy mutual trust, and fragment our sense of who we are.Lies have played a major part in climate change and the global economic crisis Fearing to change how they live, many people prefer to continue lying rather than acknowledge that we are facing a very uncertain but undoubtedly unpleasant future unless we learn how to prefer the truths of the real world in which we live rather than the comforting lies that ultimately betray us We are capable of changing, but will we choose to do this

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    1. The book started out great. The author built up a good theory on why we lie; to maintain a constant sense of Self. But then she started interpreting her own version of reality (which is always subjective, even you one of the greatest minds on Earth), and starts attributing various different reasons as to why she thinks that certain people and political parties behave the way they do. I'm all for deconstruction, but what the author does is not merely deconstruction; she actively constructs a whol [...]

    2. I always trusted my instincts to be able to tell when a person is deceiving me. Though after learning a hard lesson that I'm no expert, the curiosity as to why someone lies sparked my interest more than gathering my pride from the floor. This book explains the birth of a lie no better than the existence of mankind. The author takes examples from the animal kingdom to explain deception in one chapter, and then fills the rest of the book rewriting that chapter over and over again. After spending t [...]

    3. When was the last time you told a lie? Why did you do so? This interesting and carefully researched book delves into a destructive aspect of human nature that most of us spend a lot of time not thinking about. Rowe’s extensive experience as psychologist and evident interest in history, politics and science gives her a very broad basis for her fascinating insights into why we resort to lying from a very early age. Our sense of self is so precarious, argues Rowe, that we will do anything to pres [...]

    4. I heard a saying last year that I thought was so clever and insightful:"If we never lie, we never have to remember anything."Today in the introduction to some stories of one of my very favourites, Guy de MaupassantI read of his summation of society as being nothing but sham, betrayal and exploitation.Alas,recently, in regard to a close friend of 40 years,I have found this to be horribly true.Things that have bothered me over the years concerning this friend, I finally put together,like pieces of [...]

    5. Why We Lie is as philosophical as it is scientific, and there’s clear bias on the author’s part. When reading, be careful separating scientific fact from her own experience, because she presents both as absolute. However, as the basis of her argument is how difficult it can be to find absolute truth, her own attempts to manufacture the truth are understandable! We just have to read carefully and see if we agree.Mostly, I do agree with her. She presents compelling arguments, both scientific a [...]

    6. Penjelasan Dorothy Rowe, psikolog dari Australia yang praktik di Inggris, sangat menarik untuk direnungkan. Konsep yang disampaikan cukup lengkap dan penjelasannya juga mendetail sehingga memberikan banyak pemahaman baru tentang manusia. Yang dibahas bukan cuma tentang 'apa yang bikin kita berbohong', tapi juga ada pembahasan tentang konsep diri, keyakinan diri, serta beberapa konsep dari Psikologi Perkembangan.Meskipun demikian, ada beberapa bagian yang saya rasa terlalu spesifik, misalnya bagi [...]

    7. Well now, very long winded getting to the point at times; appeared to lose bearings and have a tendency to veer off track, and, having put certain protocols in place for certain situations, ignored them in others. I have beliefs for which I can find some evidence, but I will concede that I could be wrong. Am I lying to myself? Or just keeping my options open?

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