Online dating, as we know it, is a world of uncomfortable truths and sanitised lies. However, the ‘why’ is less interesting than the ‘how’.
A recent study crunched the numbers and revealed the primary reasons why we lie on dating websites. Self-preservation is merely the tip of a very dodgy iceberg.
That thing we all do now has a label. ‘Kittenfishing’ is the official term of misrepresenting yourself online as a way to hook bae. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.
A Writer explains how a lifetime of lying bagged him his dream job, he then asks if a lie is the least harmful option, is it still wrong?
Noted liar Chris Brain explains how bending the truth on the Internet is a form of freedom not yet visited in organised society.
Pouring over Budget 2014, the standout item for Ross Stitt is that the truth has become a casualty of electoral competition.