Is it ever OK to lie?


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Ty Hibb answered

It depends on whose standards you are trying to live by. We all reap what we sow. How do you feel about someone lying to you? The golden rule says "do to others as you would have done to you". That is a good life code to live by. The results are phenomenal (smile)

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Didge Doo answered

Robert Heinlein once said that if you think you should never lie, try telling a friend the unvarnished truth about his teenage son.

Rule of thumb? Learn the difference between lies and tact.

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Rooster Cogburn
Rooster Cogburn commented
I was just talking about one of his old books today : Starship Troopers.
Didge Doo
Didge Doo commented
He certainly wrote a lot of them. His wife published his "Grumbles from the Grave" posthumously. It revealed him to be such a whining bstd that I haven't read one of his books since ... but he's very quotable.

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