There are a lot more kinds of lying than you know. We can now, by the science of lies, Mendaciology, enumerate all the types. Frankfurt's "On Bullshit" (his book) is very poor as I explain my book "How to get your lies back" (on Amazon).

You are completely wrong about Trump. He lies intentionally all the time intentionally. He knows he is lying but doesn't care. He is a Psychopath. Such people and their less murderous counterparts, sociopaths, are incurable, and will lie because they do not actually care whether you detect their lies or not. In fact, they want you to detect some of them so their real lies that actually deceive you into believing they are telling the truth about their motivation are missed.

Here is the analysis of Trump's psychological abnormality which is correct.

https://medium.com/liecatcher/i-feel-like-we-should-be-asking-a-psychologist-mj-hegar-on-trump-f059826d11f5?source=friends_link&sk=fd8ed4518fe0ab06cba860805b8fc42d

The taxonomy of lies is given the same way you categorize species of flora and fauna by a series of specific observations, only one of which is whether the lie is intentional or not. In the case of lies, the taxonomy is formed from the answers to eight questions which are universal for lies in any human language. Dictator Lies, the kind that Trump literally lives by, are analyzed by the taxonomic questions here:

https://medium.com/liecatcher/dictator-lies-1363eb393d11?source=friends_link&sk=8faa3fae0015187f8edb1513c88b87f7

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Carnegie Mellon University since 1979 — Cognitive Science, AI, Machine Learning, one of the founding Directors of the Robotics Institute. rht@brightplaza.com

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Robert Thibadeau

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Carnegie Mellon University since 1979 — Cognitive Science, AI, Machine Learning, one of the founding Directors of the Robotics Institute. rht@brightplaza.com

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