Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn't really a "liar" after all. He simply can't control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy.
Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
Cathy Rindner Tempelsman (20th century), U.S. journalist. Child-Wise, ch. 2 (1994).