We knowingly lie from the age of six.
We tell four lies a day.
We will have told 88,000 by the time we’re sixty.
Who knows how many secrets we keep?
Do liars make the best storytellers? Do secrets make the best stories? Deception lies at the heart of the most compelling stories.
After all, the truth can be found between the lies we tell and the secrets we Continue reading
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