Sprout
Animals can't lie? That isn't true...
Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:23am
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I saw a dog run to the front door barking and growling AS IF there was an intruder so that his owner would go to the door and check, thus allowing the dog to run back into the living room and steal his owner's pizza slice off the coffee table.

Intentional deception is lying and that is certainly what that dog did.

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    • Animals can't lie? That isn't true... — Sprout, Wed Nov 15 8:23am
      • are human constructs. The dog wasn't using deception, it was a learned trick. Though your story is curious, how many times did you see this happen to determine this was willful and practiced... more
        • Certainly it was a learned trick...Sprout, Fri Nov 17 2:26pm
          Dogs will frequently wait until you turn your back or leave the room to steal your food, or otherwise do something they know you don't want them to do. This one just managed to learn that he could... more