Is Lying Ever Acceptable?

Is Lying Ever Acceptable?

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#1 Aug 14, 2012
Are there any circumstances when it is acceptable to lie? Are so-called "white-lies" nothing more than "lies" dressed up to kid ourselves that we're being kind in trying to avoid telling some nasty unacceptable truth?
a tired old man

Reynoldsburg, OH

#2 Aug 14, 2012
The Woffer wrote:
Are there any circumstances when it is acceptable to lie? Are so-called "white-lies" nothing more than "lies" dressed up to kid ourselves that we're being kind in trying to avoid telling some nasty unacceptable truth?
Yes, but if you want to tell the kids what really happened when their kitty had to be tested for rabies that's your business.

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#3 Aug 14, 2012
Are you saying that some lies are acceptable old man? Is it possible to ALWAYS tell the truth?

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