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Mendaciology

The Study of Lies

The Latin word for lie is mendacio. In English that old word still exists in the word “mendacity” and it floats about in other languages too, like Spanish.

The study of lies might naturally be called Mendaciology. Imagine a world with a course, if not a degree, in Mendaciology.

The course would be fun. I can imagine an extra credit final exam question which…

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Robert Thibadeau

Robert Thibadeau

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Carnegie Mellon University since 1979 — Cognitive Science, AI, Machine Learning, one of the founding Directors of the Robotics Institute. rht@brightplaza.com