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Connections: Lying To Kids...Even About Santa

Is it wrong to lie to kids about Santa? What about Elf on the Shelf?
Yes, seriously. Author Sam Harris wrote a book called Lying, in which he says there is no justification for just about any lie, ever. The single biggest question from readers was, "Wait, what about Santa?" To which Harris replies, "Especially Santa. Don't lie." Our panel will look at how to build trust, whether they agree with Harris, and more. They are:


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Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.