Lie Essays

Dangerous Corner

Анализ текста Dangerous Corner из учебника Аракина за 5 курс J. B. Priestley is one of the outstanding English authors of his time. His Time Plays brought him world fame. He was the first one who used time tricks and flashback in his works, which made the break in the means of development of the character. Characters of his plays appear in a new light before our eyes, and the time trick allows us to see them in a new,…

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Truth Is Truth, Lying Is Lying

Judith Viorst describes in her essay “The Truth about Lying,” a very interesting and intellectual composition. The author has made a great exertion to try to present four different kinds of lies people tell in their daily life. She has separated them into four sub-groups: Social Lies, Peace-Keeping Lies, and Protective Lies, and Trust-Keeping Lies, and uses headings to separate them. She has used a lot of different techniques to convey her message to the reader. Over all she has…

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Lie and Honesty

“Honesty is the best policy” and “cheaters never win” are among the best known sayings of all times, but are they true? Reality shows that society’s deep respect for these principles is betrayed by the fact that, all too often, it is the liars and cheaters we reward. The good “honest” person doesn’t always win. Honesty is a trait that is very rare in this day and time. It is not uncommon to hear about individuals who are busted for…

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One Lie Leads to Another

Lying is when a person does not tell the truth or does not tell all the facts. Why do people lie? There may be many different opinions and maybe even many different excuses of why people lie. One thing is right thought and that is that lying is considered morally wrong in our society. In the United States Army lying is considered one of the most immoral actions a soldier or anyone else can take towards the army, especially if…

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Lying in Business

Q.1: It is not always okay to lie in a business context. However, there will be very less specific circumstances that lies will be okay. Some time there will be the situation where we can lie it may be the case of help to others . In a business context, it might be okay, if liars have good purposes. For example, they are lying because they want to avoid a risking investment of the investor, and they are lying because…

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Lies My Teachers Told Me

As I watched the video and read parts of the books, I began to wonder why they would lie. Throughout school, they teach us to be honest and truthful in everything we say and do. So therefore why would they lie to us? According to James W. Loewen, “Taking ideas seriously does not fit with the rhetorical style of textbooks, which presents events so as to make them seem foreordained along a line of constant progress”. He goes on to…

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Why do People Lie

1. To hide information Anything or any relationship that can be labeled comes with a set of expectations. Whether you are a teacher, student, husband, wife, CEO, manager, son, daughter, friend and so forth, anyone at all, living in the society, you are expected to behave in a certain manner. When you traverse the boundaries, you are suddenly out there in the open, unprotected and vulnerable. You have to protect yourself now, you have to safeguard the expectations and save…

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One Lie Leads to Another Lie

A lie is like a bacteria. It multiplies fast. One lie leads to second, second to third and so on. A person then forgets where he started the lie and where it is going to end. He finds himself in a vicious circle of lie, from where there is no way out. There is a story of a boy named Raju who lived with his parents and sister in a small town. He was a good, obedient son. When the…

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Good and Bad Lies

Lies are present in lives of all of us. Everybody are lying. Although each human lies for them own purposes. Our lives would be difficult without them. These are two kind of lies: good and bad. The first type of lies are good lies. People are lying to save face or to maintain them reputation. If you do not want someone to knew about that what you did when you were drunk, you would lie. For example, if you were…

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Tell the Truth

When we were young, our parents and teachers always instructed us to be honest and never lie to others. However, when we gradually grew up, this instruction was not effective any more as it is nearly impossible for us to always tell the truth in their lives. Besides, sometimes it is better for us to lie rather than tell the truth in that we can maintain the relationship with others and protect others by lying. Many relationships in the world…

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Lying

Despite the fact that lying is harmful in various ways, at some point in each of our lives we have lied, some may be more than other but we all tell a little lie once in a while. In the article “Lying” Tim Mazur talks about the possible consequences that one can for lying and also mention various reason what may cause some to lie. Tim Mazur believes people lie to maintain relationships, please others, avoid awardness and punishment. From…

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Truth Vs. Lying

Everyone knows that you should try to be truthful. However, sometimes it is not always that easy to tell the truth sometimes we lie. Reasons for lying could be we are afraid of the unknown, we are afraid of what others might think of us, we are afraid we will be found out or maybe we are trying to protect someone else’s feelings by lying to them. With these reasons one might say that it is easier to lie than…

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Lying and why It Is Wrong

Lying is wrong on so many levels…many of the topics relating to lying are through trust. Tust is a big issue in modern America, including losing it, the lack of trust from American to American! We cant trust each other, no matter what happens to a fellow friend. My youth pastor shawn and I had a very good discussion about the positives and negatives through lying. Through our discussion, he couldn’t stress enough about trust within the other people. He…

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Figuring Out the Truth

Everyone has been lied to, mistreated or even betrayed at some point in their life. That feeling is awful, but to be the person that did so wrong should feel even worse because of the pain they caused to someone else. The meaning of this quote to me is very relatable in a lot of ways, being right out of high school I know what its like to have been lied to and feeling like an idiot because you probably…

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Against Lies

A lie comes after a lie, and then it goes on and on and on, this makes the “issue” grow bigger and almost impossible to come clean. We learn how to lie as soon as we start to understand about how lying can “help” us in some ways, just like the parents do it with their children and the children themselves with their parents. So if as parents we teach accidently that lying has no instant pressure, our kids will…

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