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improper alteration of the appearance of a horse for purpose of fraud. Refers usually to teeth. See also bishoping.

Patient discussion about faking

Q. If the lie is our truth & living the truth feels fake & unreal how do we persevere to the needed chang there's the real me, good & underdeveloped. there is the worldly me, challenged as all of us probably are. there is the addict me, afflicted half or more of my life, developed & strong. two out of three are tough odds to deal with...

A. the battle against your own self is harsh and there will be casualties. reality is based on your own definition of the world around you, but it also based on how the world defines you. this is your escape from the inner struggle- define yourself and your actions not by your own faulty judgment but by how the world and it's moral judge you.
good luck.

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As with many IAT studies on faking, a group design contrasted a no-instructions control condition with two faking conditions, one with non-specific and the other with specific faking instructions.
This is a significant increase compared to a similar survey conducted in 2010 by Mens Health, in which only 17 per cent of men admitted faking it.
And strangely enough, at a certain point faking it becomes admirable or at least cool: casually fabricating "expert" conversation about art or politics.
By pretending that singing those songs meant absorbing the values that their original guardians exemplified, the folk revivalists were faking it, becoming something that they were not.