Is it really easier to lie? Anyone will tell you nothing is more hurtful, harmful and disappointing than being lied to. I was surfing the internet today looking for something interesting to pass on, and I ran across an article titled, Why Do People Lie. We all know someone who has lied and been lied to.  And the question that burns the most is why you were lied to. If you have ever been lied to maybe this will help you understand.  Why Do People Lie?