Video - "Dietrich Bonhoeffer on Truth & Lying," Stanley Martin Hauerwas
Dietrich Bonhoeffer is well known for his heroic opposition to the Nazis. Dr. Hauerwas' lecture examines Bonhoeffer's understanding of lying and why it's approporiate to hold politics to a higher standard of truthful speech. This relationship between truth and politics is a particular challenge for democratic regimes.
From the University of California, Berkeley series, "Burke Lectureship on Religion & Society" [4/2004]