I think fear led to the invention of lying. Someone did not want to get in trouble for somethig they did, and they lied to get out of punishment. This same mentality is what drives many people to lie today, along with the idea of lying to steal, cheat, or commit other wrongdoings.
I suppose, if you're religious, I'm not into religion that much. I was looking for something more plausible but thank you for your answer :)
I think the ability to decieve is part of the human condition....every notice how quickly a lie can fly from a person's mouth...
I think Homo sapiens in urban culture , the earliest reference I can think of is Potiphar´s wife in the Old Testament
Poli: from the Latin meaning many Tics: blood sucking insects think about it people
or maybe it got invented when politics got invented. There is no way to know for sure
Ricky Gervais did... according to the movie... unless they were lying too.
That makes a lot of sense... Thanks for the great answer! :)
satan. he's the father of lies, the great deceiver.
Rofl! Thanks for the good early morning laugh! :)
lol @ the politics. :)