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Perfectly handled --- and your "Ag SHame !" could be entirely honest and sincere, even if it was about the cooling burger, and not her non-existent problem. And you were free from getting entangled in feeling manipulated by her ! Well done !
I studied Munchausens over the years, and actually treated several cases ( including a couple of very rare ones who actually agreed to be treated for what was REALLY wrong with them rather than the awful illnesses they had been simulating ). Munchausens involves simulating a serious illness you don't have. then simulating Munchausens could be attempted --- and you'd get tied up in the paradox mentioned. It's like that ancient one about the Greek who said "All Greeks are Liars" ( or was that a Cretan ? ) ---if he was telling the truth, he'd have to be lying --- which would make the statement true --- but then it couldn't be
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