we’ve heard a lot about discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. It
seems to me that there are other lifestyles discriminated against as well. Take
my case for example. Through no fault of my own, I was born a liar. The reason
I know this is because some of my earliest recollections are of times when I
told something that was not true. And this was not something that I was taught
to do, it came very naturally to me.
first I had a lonely childhood because I thought I was the only one. But as I
grew older I realized that there were others like me. Today I feel like if all
liars would stand up and be counted, we would be found in all walks of life,
even among our high-ranking government officials and clergymen. And if it were
known, the percentage of people who have dabbled in dishonesty at one time or
another would be close to 100%.
in spite of this, it seems like I encounter discrimination on almost a daily
basis. People often make moral judgments about me, or worse yet, try to “help”
me with my “problem.”
don’t know why people can’t just accept me the way I am. Even though I have a
good aptitude and a willingness to work, most employers can’t seem to see past
But in spite of these obstacles, I envision the day
when we can coordinate special events for dishonest people like “Liars’ Pride
Day” with parades and open demonstrations of dishonesty in our major cities.
Great strides have been made in this direction. For instance every time we
elect a new president here in
we have a ceremony called the presidential oath of office in which the newly
elected president makes great promises, which are quickly disregarded. These
types of demonstration help people to accept dishonesty as a way of
all, what could be wrong with freely accepting those who have alternate
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