Is it ok for parents to lie to their children?
Lying in general is always thought of as a very negative action that is never tolerated or accepted in almost every setting. However, people do lie for different reasons, and parents are no different. For parents, however, excessive and unjustified...
don't understand how people can say "Lying is never the right thing," because everyone lies ! I lie, you Lie, we all lie!
Yes, unfortunately, there are times when you have to lie to do the right thing.
I do not condone lying, but there are times when a white lie is needed to get by. Working as a street...
It is often OK to tell a lie.
All of us has ever told a lie. We often do it to avoid some true, that may hurt a person or to the benefit of ourselves. Many psychologists confirm the fact, that in normal life people usually say untruth. So lying is an everyday occurrence.
In my opinion, it...
Is It Right to Lie?
"If you continue in my word, then you are truly disciples of mine; and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free,” (John 8:32). When you are able to just tell the truth a huge burden will be lifted off your shoulders, and make your life a whole lot easier rather...
"This admirable book offers both a wealth of detailed, practical information about lying and lie detection and a penetrating analysis of the ethical implications of these behaviors. It is strongly recommended to physicians, lawyers...
Have you ever told a lie? Why is it so easy to lie in some situations? Nearly everyone has been guilty of telling a lie in some way or another. Stephanie Ericsson, the author of, “The Ways we Lie” has shed some light on different ways of lying. This article is most intriguing because it is of a subject...
The Ways We Lie
It is curious to know that every day without thinking everyone tells lies “The Ways we lie” by Stephanie Ericcson is a realistic text that demonstrates what a lie is, why lies are told, how lies are justified, and consequences. According to this essay “We lie. We all do. We exaggerate...
skills by speaking Italian to Mama. The biggest problem the group faces is how to save their houses. This is the main theme of the movie and the primary reason for the treasure hunt. Because of this the Goonies find themselves in dangerous situations numerous times throughout the film. As more problems start...
Luisa F. Samayoa
Why do People Lie
If you are truthful in a relationship, nothing hurts more than hearing a lie from your partner; sometimes knowing the truth may hurt even more, yet still, in the longer run, a lie causes more damage than truth. Mark Twain once said, "If...
How can we tell the difference between the truth and lies? Why does the media have the power to decide for us what is true?
As Oscar Wilde once said 'The truth is rarely pure and never simple'. This statement sums up the difficulties of telling the truth, and this is furthermore shown in Rob Sitch et...
it was totally my fault for not locking it before going inside that bookstore. That is why I was stuck in the ambivalence between telling my parents the truth or not. Actually, two days earlier, I had a telling-off from my mother for my study, and now if I told them that I had lost my bike, I did...
5 June, 2012
The Ways We Lie
In “The Ways We Lie,” Stephanie Ericsson presents the idea about how lies exist in
the everyday aspects of our lives. She describes ten different forms of lies that individuals use. She defines a lie as “a false statement or action especially...
form of yet another middle aged, overweight,
ruddy faced woman. In that moment, everything became clear, I
understood the reason that I felt this unwarranted anger towards any
woman I saw who reminded of HER. It all began when I was three years
The White Lie
The white lie perpetuates itself in our daily lives; in our relationships, in our homes and at our jobs. It is a poisonous seed that once set, can stem disastrous outcomes. Everyone has used the little white lie at some point, but it is however, the work of arrogance and deceit, and...
Take My Hand
Sometimes I feel like everybody has got a problem
Sometimes I feel nobody wants to solve them
I know that people say we're never gonna make it
But I know we're gonna get throught this
Close your eyes and please don’t let me go
Don't don't don't
Don't let me go now
Things Happen for a Reason
Things always happen for a reason. Has anything bad or good ever happened to you, and you ask yourself, “Why me”? I have many times. As time goes by with experiences, I am coming to believe things do happen for a reason. Though at times, it seems unclear right away; it usually...
all the definition of a lie used as a (noun): a lie is a false statement made with deliberate intent to decieve; an intentional untruth; a falsehood. 2. Lie: Something intended or serving to convey a false impression; imposture. 3. Lie: An inaccurate or false statement. 4. Lie: the charge or accusation...
March 19, 2013
Lie. A three letter word that can make or break a life. Although doomed, lying is an act that has become a common behavior. Through ages lying had grown so natural to people — an avoidable part of human nature. The Oxford dictionary defines a lie as "an intentionally false...
crime committed. Deception is one of the most used tools in investigation, interrogative, and the testimonial process and some believe that telling a little “white lie” to catch a criminal is not a problem. Criminal activities are increasing at a fast rate in the United States and law enforcement needs...
Truth or Lie?
Admit it: You’ve lied. You told your boss you were at home with the flu when really you are spending the day going shopping at the mall. You told your friend that she looked fabulous in that new polka dot dress she just bought. According to the free online dictionary, a lie is defined...
The Importance of Truth-Telling
Telling the truth is something that comes up for the majority of us in childhood. It is considered impolite to lie and when a lie was told, or you were untruthful, it was often considered a reflection of your parents’ moral...
resistance (galvanic skin response or GSR). The polygraph is used as a lie detector by police departments, the FBI, the CIA, federal and state governments, and numerous private agencies. The underlying theory of the polygraph is that when people lie they also get measurably nervous about lying. The heartbeat increases...
my actions than to lie. However, the more we grow up, the more we know about using of lying because telling the truth cannot always solve the problem. From my point of view, some lying is acceptable, some is not. It depends upon what purposes that make people tell lies.
A white lie is allegedly one which...
them, and it's just plain easier to tell the truth. Nobody likes people who lie all the time and won't know whether to trust them or not. People get annoyed by people who lie a lot.
Being honest and having a reputation of never lying makes people trust them more. People are more likely to come up to...
This essay is for the judge at Humboldt Tennessee City Hall. And my topic is why I shouldn’t have to pay for the full ticket.And well really I honestly think I should pay for the whole ticket and no do the driving school but me and my family are not the type of people that have all this money...
Should we lie?
What is the conversation? In the class we did talk a lot about that. Some said very simply, “it’s talking”; some other used dictionary and said “it’s the exchange of information.” They are all right but my definition for the...
Lies are classified in very man ways. A lie is defined as a falsehood with the intent to deceive; this is what I have concluded from the many descriptions in the texts I have read. We can admit that we all lie, we all exaggerate, and we avoid difficult situations. Stephanie Ericsson said in her essay...
stoped to think, if these people are actually sincere and telling the "Truth", or just rolling out a lie?
In all of our childhood memories, I always remember my parents always telling me, "always tell the truth, don't lie, it's not good to lie" I worshipped my parents and obeyed their every word. But...
doing it anyway. In fact, more than 80 percent of women admit to occasionally telling what they consider harmless half-truths, says Susan Shapiro Barash, author of Little White Lies, Deep Dark Secrets: The Truth About Why Women Lie (St. Martin’s Press, $15, amazon.com). And 75 percent admit to lying to loved...
Date (July 22, 2013)
White lie is still a lie
Ever since the early age, we have taught that lying is wrong and hurts people including ourselves. Moreover, we also have educated that it is better to accept the consequences of my actions than to lie. However, the more we grow up, the more...