it’s so easy to lie. so simple to take things at face value. it’s not very difficult to pretend and gain respect and sympathy for it. or move people by a nicely-crafted story. people like words that sound good to them, make them feel better about themselves. a little less guilty, a little more loved.
it’s so easy to lie.
it’s even easier to believe a lie.
and even more so to use those facts to your advantage.