Discerning deception by principle takes time to learn principle, and then a great deal of time in practicing the application.
As this settles in, there is an intuitive grasp of deception that sometimes arises in the reader.
This following news story has a number of deceptive elements in it. From the Bangor Daily News, the comments that follow show how easily the public is deceived. The comments are overwhelmingly in support of this woman.
How many 'issues' can you find? Leave your responses in the comments section. An 'issue' for the purposes of this article can be:
1. missing information
2. Sensitivity indicator
If you read the quotes, and need assistance, see 'former downeast girl' comment left. She pointed out several of the issues.