Self-deception sounds like a contradiction: intentionally convincing yourself of something you know to be untrue. But it is a pervasive aspect of human nature. What is the nature of self-deception, and what are its main patterns? Does it serve any purpose? John and Ken confront the truths of self-deception with Neil Van Leeuwen from the University of Johannesburg, author of "Self-Deception Won't Make You Happy."
Neil Van Leeuwen, Guest Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Johannesburg
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