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Topic: Is it ever okay to lie?  (Read 648 times)

tantricia44

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Re: Is it ever okay to lie?
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2017, 05:54:20 pm »
Honesty's is the best policy! Telling her what you think might save her from some heavy duty embaressment, if she goes off thinking I'm all that & she's not!

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Re: Is it ever okay to lie?
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2017, 06:05:10 pm »
I think it is always best to tell the truth because it is the right thing to do in every situation.
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Re: Is it ever okay to lie?
« Reply #17 on: October 30, 2017, 07:52:47 pm »
I guess if it were me it would depend on how close I was to that co worker. If I were close to them I would probably tell the truth, in the nicest way possible.

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Re: Is it ever okay to lie?
« Reply #18 on: October 30, 2017, 08:10:10 pm »
It really depends who you ask. I think that if you were to ask a politician from either party they would state that it is not okay to lie in which case they would be lying because they all lie (LOL)! I personally do not believe that there is much to be gained from lying and try to be as honest as possible unless I feel that someone would be really hurt by the truth at which time I soften the truth (but do not lie). People generally come to me because they know that I will tell the truth. For instance, a co-worker asked me how I liked their new glasses today and I said that they would not be my first preference. I did not say that they were ugly nor did I say that I did not like them. I made a mistake on a report today, that would not have been noticed, but I e-mailed my boss and let her know that I made a mistake. Proactive truth that re-instilled her impression of my being completely honest.

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Re: Is it ever okay to lie?
« Reply #19 on: October 30, 2017, 08:23:49 pm »
I try to be as honest as possible, but sometimes I do stretch the truth a bit.  How are you today, we almost all say fine, even if we are not, just easier than going into all the details.    I thought you pants caught on fire when you lied, so that might be the time to start telling the truth....LOL
   

marciaenglish

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Re: Is it ever okay to lie?
« Reply #20 on: October 30, 2017, 10:38:14 pm »
I think a little white lie is ok if it spares someone's feelings!

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Re: Is it ever okay to lie?
« Reply #21 on: October 30, 2017, 11:26:33 pm »
Yes. Yes, there are times.

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