White lies are an interesting case study. More often than not, the liar, when pressed for an explanation, will suggest that it was easier to fudge the information. Telling the truth would involve a more involved discussion, where the context would need to be laid out and details provided. Even so, the facts might seem unreal.
So, to avoid the hassle and time necessary for a real discussion, a small, inconsequential lie is told.Read More→