Can lies destroy a nation? on February 12, 2019To take liberties with Voltaire, "liars figure and figures lie." Taken more broadly, all of us are prone to exaggeration, stretching the truth and occasionally telling "white lies." Outright lying is hopefully less common although virtually every political leader often succumbs to the untruth. "I am not a crook" and "I did not have sexual relations with that woman" are perhaps two of the … [Read more...] about Can lies destroy a nation?