Monday, July 7, 2008

Tell Me Sweet Lies

In life, I'm forcibly trained to be skeptical because people lie to us all the time. The rule is everyone is a liar until proven honest. Lying is bad or so I was told constantly. Honesty is the best policy. The truth shall set you free. 'I chop down the cherry tree.' or 'I'm fine, just go'. Whatever. The fact is lying is a necessity. We lie to ourselves because the truth friggin’ hurts. No matter how hard we try to ignore or deny it. Eventually the lies reveal themselves. Whether we like it or not. But here’s the truth about the truth. It hurts. So we lie, and I did..

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