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    beings have been lying and according to a study by Bella M. de Paulo et al. on the average every person lies once to twice a day. There are of course all kind of motivations behind a lie, for example people lie to give themselves an advantage or to avoid getting in trouble, when they did wrong. No matter what the intention of lying is, we can all admit that we do it, some more frequently than others, some do it habitually and some of us only as a last resort. The practice of lying can be approached

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    We’ve all heard of Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy right? I bet you didn’t know they’re connected. Good morning/afternoon teachers and fellow students. Today I’m going to talk about the common theory between Abraham Lincoln and John F. Kennedy. What a theory is, who Abraham Lincoln and JFK are and how they’re somewhat connected. First of all, this is a theory. A theory is when a system of ideas are intended to explain something such as an event. There are many different theories in the world

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    What exemplifies a hero? According to Tom Hanks, “A hero is somebody who voluntarily walks into the unknown.” Heroes are unique, and simply those who are admired and idealized for their noble qualities. Most people assume heroes are fictional characters with incredible powers daring enough to save the world, however in this case, could be anybody we regularly see. Although heroes don’t portray fictional characters, they could be anyone in our everyday lives naturally displaying endurance and perseverance

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    Most of the people always think that lying is bad. For centuries, philosophers and theologians have characterized lying as unethical (Levine & Schweitzer, 2014). Similarly, ethics scholars have argued that the honesty is a critical component of moral character and it is also a fundamental aspect of the ethical behavior. Some lies are perceived to be more ethical than an honest statement. Prosocial lies are intended to benefit the target and have small or substantial consequences (Levine & Schweitzer

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    Lying Vs Military Lying

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    Whether we accepted or not, the reality is, that lying is now part not only of our society, but also the Army. To make it more interesting; it is not a secret that the level of punishment receive by an Enlisted for lying is not near as closed as the degree of punishment for an Officer for the same wrongdoing; if so, then how the Army determines the level of reprimand that each individual must receive? As an example of these two differences, in 2006, a Sergeant accused of adultery lost one rank

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    Lying Is Wrong

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    complicated than you think, there are numerous situations where you can not turn away from lying, but some might say, lying is never just and right. Lying is always justified when it is used to protect someone else. First off, for people who say lying is always wrong and unjust, is telling the truth, no matter what consequences, really that easy? Not according to Bella DePaulo who says, “ ‘People have this idea that lying is bad,....But when you really start going through it, it’s not that simple,’ ”.

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    The Morality Of Lying

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    there are a number of reasons and circumstances that seems that telling lies is good thing. In this essay I will firstly explain what morality is. Define moral relativism and moral egoism. Finally I will use both theories to discuss the morality of lying. What is Morality? Morality defined in Baker Encyclopedia of Christian Apologetics from Dr. Norman Geisler, "First, a morale duty is a good in itself (an end), not merely good as a means. Further, it is something that we ought to pursue, a duty. Morality

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    The Dangers Of Lying

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    point for whatever reason it may have been. Lying while an easy way to get out of trouble or save someone’s feelings should only be used in certain situations. Lying causes loss of trust, double standards, and should only be used by the military. Lying seems to be something done by most of the population without even thinking twice about it but the fact is it causes confusion as who can be trusted. In “It’s the truth: Americans conflicted about lying”, a mother said,” it’s the easy trap of a

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    Is Lying Okay?

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    Is lying actually okay? The answer to that question is yes since lying can be used to protect others. Some may say no and say that all lies are bad, but that is not the case. After all, lying can always be acceptable when used to not harm an individual or crowd physically or emotionally. First off, when a person lies, it should be to keep someone from physical harm. For example, Harold Smith lied to his adult daughter about his kidney tumor so he would not get her traumatized (para 13). This

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    The Controversy Of Lying

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    Tell a lie once and all your truths become questionable. Lying Is sometimes acceptable because if you tell a lie that is in a near situation then it's acceptable. For example if your friend wants to hurt someone and they ask you for some information about where they might be then you will most likely lie to them about that because you don't want anyone to get hurt and you also don't want your friend to get in trouble. This is different then lying about just wanting to go to your friends house. For example

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