The Easter Bunny and other great lies we tell children

Besides the religious implications of Easter, this particular Sunday is also dedicated to one the “three great lies” that parents tell their children. That lie, of course, is claiming that an “Easter Bunny” lays eggs.  A rabbit laying egg? Oh, please. The remaining two of these “three great lies” are the existence of Santa Claus and the Tooth Fairy.  Back in the 1970s, when most of us were well past childhood, there were another three great lies: The check is in the mail; I’m from the federal government and I’m here to help you; and a third one that promised
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