Fundamental breach…

Defined as “an attempt to deceive without the other’s consent,” a lie is a fundamental breach of the human contract to speak the truth. Thus, to treat lying, falsehood, evasiveness, mendacity and carelessness with words as only minor problems – whimsies with words – hands a dangerous alibi for the powerful and creates a postmodern sanctuary that the unscrupulous have already exploited (witness the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal) and are certain to take advantage of even further.

Os Guiness

Guinness published these words back in 2000. And how they have some true./THB/BHS

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