Top definition
1. A control mechanism aimed at the preservation of status quo. In the most generic sense, comforting lies are aimed to prevent individuals from realizing full spontenaity, i.e., to exit from cognitive structures of illusion. These lies are typically diffused by thoses representatives of this world that are no longer able to transcend illusion and substantively serve as means for the reproduction of illusion.

2. Direction of change in education. Students increasingly learn to avoid painful truths or anything that is unpleasant. They do not want to hear ideas that are contrary to their beliefs.
There is a special day when individuals who enter a house to listen to the conversation become means for the diffusion of comforting lies.
by Burning one May 29, 2018
Get the mug
Get a Comforting lies mug for your bunkmate Vivek.