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Volume VIII, Number 2 | spring 2015

Miscellany

Most children begin forming full sentences between the ages of two and three, and recent studies have shown that around the same time they start to lie, usually to avoid anticipated punishment. By the age of three children begin telling white lies to avoid hurting others’ feelings.

Grow your tree of falsehood from a small grain of truth.

- Czeslaw Milosz, 1946

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