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Lying

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Lying

Lying

Lying

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Join Talk of the Nation for a discussion about lying. Should doctors give dying patients a lighter diagnosis to delay fear and depression? Should a job applicant pad his resume to appear more competitive in a tight job market? Is it ever OK to lie? We'll look at the moral implications of lying and the hazards of being truthful. Guests: Sissela Box Author, Lying: Moral Choices in Public and Private Life (Vintage, 1979, new edition slated for 1998) Mark Singer Author, Citizen K: The Deeply Weird American Journey of Brett Kimberlin (Knopf, 1996) Staff Writer, The New Yorker magazine Listeners call in