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THE MORNING LINE "Lord, Lord, how subject we old men are to this vice of lying!"—Shakespeare (Henry IV, Part II)

NatGeo explains Why We Lie: The Science Behind Our Deceptive Ways

One of television's most reliable delights, the BBC, Would I Lie to You, a parlor game in which it's the panelists's job from one team to put one over on the other team. Laugh-out-loud funny. Available on Britbox and Amazon Prime Video

The Toronto Star's Daniel Dale may be the most essential man of this era, dutifully cataloguing each and every Trump Lie, Deception, Misstatement, and Error. Follow him on Twitter.

Sissela Bok's book Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life was originally published in 1978, yet seems ever more essential.

Based on the book The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty, by social scientist Dan Ariely, the documentary (Dis)Honesty: The Truth About Lies from 2015 provides an interesting overview of how and why people lie.

Radiolab has a three-part series on deception: Catching Liars, People Who Lie, and Lying to Ourselves. [Photo: Charlotte McKnight / flickr/CC-BY-2.0]

In her TED Talk, Pamela Meyer teaches you How to Spot a Liar.

Secrets of Lie Detection from Nova

Brian Cox and Robin Ince take on the science of Deception

Need a polygraph expert? Check out Daniel Ribacoff of InDepth Polygraphs

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