It’s not easy telling if someone you’ve just meet is an honest person or not. Thankfully in his very informative book author Richard Wiseman offers a unique solution. If you want to find out whether the person sitting across you is a devil or an angle, just ask them to draw the letter Q across their forehead.
Now it’s important that the Q is in upper case. If you can read the Q, or in other words you’re not seeing the mirror image then it means you’re dealing with someone who is aware of your perception. Even if they’re someone who are usually honest, you’d be surprised by their proficiency once they do. Good liars are sensitive to their victims point of view.
What explanation do you offer the other person for this exercise? Well for starters let them draw the Q and then just tell them the truth.
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