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Lying is wrong, except when it isn’t, and morality is not as black and white as we sometimes like to believe. Scientifically.
One of my earliest memories is when my mother, to her embarrassment, forgot about a doctor’s appointment. Calling the doctor to reschedule, she made up an excuse supported by fictitious car troubles. Confronted by my innocent question from the back of a perfectly functioning car, “Wasn’t that a lie?”, I was introduced to the concept of a white lie.Read more
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