Has anyone encountered this? I generally don’t call people out on stuff but even so it’s happened to me more than a couple of times.
Two very interesting observations:
I can’t tell whether they seriously believe it or not… and I’m not sure they can either. Delusion produces identical output to deceit.
If you’re not strong-willed enough you will believe them – even if you have evidence to the contrary.
This is incredibly fascinating and troubling to me. Some questions that naturally arise: