What causes a person to tell a lie?

India
December 12, 2010 3:54am CST
Some people have the habits of telling lies,in most of their dealings with others. There are others who use to tell lies to defend and protect them from embarrassing and awkward situations.Some find the recourse to telling lies in critical and danger points to save their life and position. Should a person tell a lie? Should a person always tell the truth?
3 responses
@celticeagle (115442)
• Boise, Idaho
13 Dec 10
Circumstances and back personal history. A person tells a lie for many reasons. Not to hurt someones feeling, not to get in trouble, not to look stupid in public and the list goes on and one. Once you get used to lying it is hard to stop. It is best not to start it in the first place. Use tact and be someone people admire and respect.
• India
17 Dec 10
Thanks for nicely responding.It is best not to start telling a lie. To defend and support a single lie,one needs to speak many lies and do many undesirable manipulations.It may serve to benefit the person for certain personal reason,but it serves to degrade and demean the person's personality and position ,in the long run. Have a nice day!!
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@celticeagle (115442)
• Boise, Idaho
17 Dec 10
Yes, indeed! Degrade and demean is for sure.
• India
12 Dec 10
i feel that people lie to escape punishments especially children and when it comes to elder people i feel dat dey lie to live a show off life dey want to boast about things which they generally dont have nd thus result in speaking lies :D
• India
17 Dec 10
Thanks for sharing your thoughts and views. People do tell lies for their personal reasons. Ultimately, liars lose their credibility and moral value in their relationship with others,in the long run. Have a nice day!!
@zenkey23 (418)
• Philippines
12 Dec 10
For be as a human being its just normal to tell lies because its a part of our life that we cannot erase. I believe that all people living in the world have committed lie. Generally a person should not lie and a person should always tell the truth to avoid sins. But actually nowadays making lies do not matter. For me lack of faith and being scared is one of the most things that make a person to tell a lie. I hope my post give you a lesson. Thanks for posting. Happy mylotting :)
• India
17 Dec 10
Thanks for sharing your viewpoints. In to-day's society,people display their personality with double standards.They preach all moral values and behave differently.They accept telling lie as the part of their life.Their preaching,belief and actual behavior show a great deal of divergence and variation. Have a nice day!!