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Lying liars and the toll of lying

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A recent study sponsored by full tilt poker suggests that during the course of a random 10-minute conversation with just about anyone one of you is lying. Here are some truths about lies. In the last month alone, 15 percent admit to lying in the workplace. And more than half of those people did not feel at all bad about it.

It is taking a little toll on you, whether you know it or not. Dr. Jonathan Fader, a psychologist, said lying takes up more energy because you have to try to cover up all the things that happen when you lie. But he said that sometimes the lies we tell are for others good, believe it or not.

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