Defining Deception

The neatest trick of the devil is to persuade you that he does not exist.” – Charles Baudelaire (1869).

If a written work has merit, and does not simply duplicate another work, then it is authentic and cannot be a forgery.” – L. Abraham (1992), page 112.

This article discusses some issues with defining deception and provides definitions to a collection of words related to deception.

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Counterfeit

Deceit

Disinformation

Fabrication

Fake

Forgery

Hoax

Imitation

Mimicry

Mystification

Obscure

Pastiche

Piracy

Plagiary

Replica

Spurious

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References:

[1] – Abraham, Lewis. “Re: Forging Warke’s Forgeries.” Assemblage, no. 19, 1992, pp. 112–113. JSTOR, www.jstor.org/stable/3171181. Accessed 6 June 2020.

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