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FROM THE EDITOR

BEING HONEST IS NATURAL—A PRACTICAL, ACHIEVABLE GOAL FOR SECURING THE STABILITY OF BOTH THE INDIVIDUAL AND SOCIETY.

THE NEED TO LIE—A HOAX

From the May 28, 2007 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


A RECENT MOVIE, The Hoax, illustrates the repercussions of telling just one lie. Based on the compelling story about Clifford Irving's unauthorized writing of Howard Hughes's biography, the movie chronicles his erroneous claim that Hughes—who had long refused anyone permission to write his story—gave consent to the biography.