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What's the syndrome when you believe your own lies?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Sombrero, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. Sombrero

    Sombrero Senior Member

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    Let's get serious folks. I have met people in real life who lies a lot and they believe it, Internet is another filter to catch this guys.im talking about people like Charles Floate or CEOSam. I think it's different than "fake it until you make it" that's more like an attitude but lying like these guys must have a name.

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    Just googled it, i only got a pathological liar.
     
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    Chicken and egg argument. Is it a "syndrome" or a coping mechanism?
     
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    Sombrero Senior Member

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    When I was in high school there was a guy saying he was a singer and he was showing me a song from a real artist. I told him that the singer didn't sound like him and he said "cuz I changed my voice with the computer". OK lol.
     
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    i went to school with a couple of people like that. one person lied, and lied, and lied about everything. read a book and lie about the story. lie about what your relatives did while traveling. etc. etc. etc.

    i think some people want to be thought of as greater than they actually are. while others enjoy fooling people.