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Mark Twain

On the Decay of the Art of Lying

20 printed pages
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  • Marian Riosshared an impression4 years ago
    👍Worth reading

    Mark Twain was a genius. His works are not only hilarious, but they also convey a deep meaning that comes from the curious philosophy in which he saw the world around him.

    This work, for example, seems to be a funny joke, a satire. It seems absurd, and yet, after finishing it I am utterly convinced that he is right.


  • Marian Rioshas quotedlast year
    the deduction that it is then a Virtue goes without saying
  • Marian Rioshas quotedlast year
    lying is a necessity of our circumstances
  • Marian Rioshas quoted4 years ago
    One ought always to lie, when one can do good by it;

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