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Do you feel one can be honest/dishonest to varying degrees? ... or do you see it as a "black-and-white" issue? Do you feel there are occasions where dishonesty would be acceptable? Or do you feel that being dishonest (in any case) will always have consequences? *As a follow-up to my plagiarism question, I felt this would be an interesting topic of discussion.
Jun 11, 2010 4:29 PM
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Hi people tell white lies every day , so that they don't offend others
June 12, 2010
Yes, refer to "half truth." http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half+truth "Main Entry: half–truth Pronunciation: \-ˌtrüth\ Function: noun 1 : a statement that is only partially true 2 : a statement that mingles truth and falsehood" Used to avoid embarrassment might be okay. For good karma and to uphold the integrity of favorable image, it is not advised to use with a deliberate intent to deceive.
June 11, 2010
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