Lying addiction

The Slippery Slope of Dishonesty

If you say you have never lied, you are almost certainly lying. Only little lies, you say? Well, it’s long been thought that’s where the seeds of dishonesty are usually sown. Even convicted swindler Bernie Madoff thought so. According to his secretary, he said: “Well, you know what happens, it starts out with you taking a little bit . . . and before you know it, it snowballs into something big.” Now, for the first time, there’s evidence that confirms this escalation of dishonesty. Once we start lying, the extent of our dishonesty increases over time. ….[READ]