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To cheat one’s self. Really, that lies at the heart of every human act of deception. The travelling businessman who pads his account or misrepresents his production is cheating himself, not his company. The student who takes his exam in a dishonest fashion cheats himself, not his school. The wife who carries on an illicit affair with a secret lover isn’t cheating on her husband but on herself. The salesman who violates the rights and confidence of others by withholding information or exaggerating beyond the truth is cheating himself, not the buyer. The writer who lifts the writings of another and inserts them into his own manuscript without giving professional credit cheats himself, not his reader. Bailey suggests that such frauds tear so large a hole into our moral fibre that “all sin is easy after that.”
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