Justin Clark

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  • "And after all what is a lie? 'Tis but the truth in masquerade." / 
April L. Sanders

    Shameless Liars

    Justin Clark

    Today, we’re quick to call those who lie too grandly or frequently, or without requisite shame, pathological liars. But psychiatrists tend to mean something more exact. The pathological liar was manifestly not a con artist. For one thing, he didn’t lie for the sake of wealth or power. Indeed, it wasn’t clear why he lied at all. It seemed to be something he couldn’t control.