Policies: Lets Tell the Truth

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INTRODUCTION: Should we tell the truth or not? Within the text that question will be answered. Some people believe that honesty is the best policy, but is that really true? I have done a lot of research and found out what is really right to do. As you may know, in the Bible it says to tell the truth, but how come no one obeys this rule. It is even one of the ten commandments “thou shall not lie”!

Have you ever lied about someone or something in your life? I know I have. Did you also know that lying is a sin? Well it sure is. Lying is when you tell someone something false about someone or something you did. Lying may seem like a horrible thing to do, but is it really. I mean, do you really want to risk hurting a friends feelings for actually telling them the truth, or not hurting anyones feeling with just a simple lie?

“Honesty means you are always telling the truth and you expect from someone else that they are honest to you; so you need to be honest to them too”(Tongerloo). It is very good to tell the truth. A lot of people tell the truth because it is the right thing to do. Not only does it make you feel good about yourself, but it is following rules. “Honesty is the key to live with a pure conscience and provides the best for most everyone” (Tongerloo) Telling the truth may seem like the best thing to do, but as (Turndorf) said, “while we may feel temporarily relieved when we shoot off rounds of honesty, we pay a terrible price for this temporary satisfaction,

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