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Why We Lie

Let's face it: people lie. We lie to each other and to ourselves. Is there a deeper reason why we do it? In this episode, TED speakers deconstruct the hard truths of deception.

Policy of Truth Nico Infante

Pamela Meyer explains how to spot a liar. James Duncan Davidson/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Can You Learn To Spot A Liar?
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Jeff Hancock explains why technology might actually keep us honest. Jeremy Hiebert/Courtesy of TED hide caption

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Does Technology Make Us More Honest?
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Last We Spoke Jim Guthrie
Finished With LIes They Might Be Giants