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My mother would say, before I left the house, ‘Remember Art, hugs are better than drugs.’ And I believed my mother, I believed everything she said – until the first time I got high at a party. I leaned back, and I went, ‘God, this is way better than when my Uncle Perry hugs me. What else has my mother been lying to me about?
By the time I got to school, I had already read a couple hundred books. I knew in the first grade that they were lying to me because I had already been exposed to other points of view. School is basically about one point of view — the one the teacher has or the textbooks have. They don’t like the idea of having different points of view, so it was a battle. Of course I would pipe up with my five-year-old voice.
Suppose whether or not someone tells me a lie depends only on whether he wants to, but he is morally indifferent, he doesn’t care much about the truth or about me, and his self interest, which he worships, tells him to lie, and so it comes about that given his psychology, it is a forgone conclusion that he will lie to me. I think in this case he is still blameworthy, and that implies, among other things, that he did something he ought not do.
Interesting thing, these fellows never seem to get the idea of perspective-‘ The Bursar thought, or received the thought: that’s because perspective is a lie. If I know a pond is round then why should I draw it oval? I will draw it round because round is true. Why should my brush lie to you just because my eye lies to me?
See you tomorrow, he said, instead. All right. Then, impulsively, I asked, Do you have a place to sleep tonight? Sure, he said with a smile, and started off as if he had somewhere to be. I could have bitten off my tongue because I pushed him into a lie. Once he started lying to me, it would be harder to get him to trust me with the truth. I don’t know why it works that way, but it does—at least in my experience.