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Secrecy

  • In: Encyclopedia of Deception
  • Edited by: Timothy R. Levine
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Interpersonal Communication, Moral Development

Secrecy can be conceptualized as the intentional act of keeping information contained, such that it may be known to select individuals or groups but not to other individuals or groups. Some suggest that secrecy is passive deception while lying is active ...

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