Writings by Cole Huffman

Baloney Detecting, Poisoning, and Healing

Can you tell when you’re being lied to? Humans are remarkable both in our capacity for naivety but also for being nagged by the sense that something “just seems” amiss about Person X’s story or claim. Last year I read a book by Mark Seal called The Man in the Rockefeller Suit, about a young German immigrant who postured as a Rockefeller heir. For three decades he duped many boldly, including the woman who married him. But he also raised suspicions. Some could sense there was just something... Read More
Posted by Cole Huffman at Jan 18
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