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    All kids have lie, we have all done it. Yes, even you the parent! Admit it, at one time or other when you were little you told a little lie, a fabrication, or a bending of the truth. Whatever you want to call it, you lied. Eventually, you, the parent, got in trouble. But what about when parents lie to their own kids! Should you be lying to your kids in the first place? Is it time your kids put you in time out!? In my opinion it's very simple, as the parent, you should not lie to your kids. Morally, you know it's not okay to lie in the first place. Lying also encourages absolutely no trust in a family. Finally, psychology you are teaching your kids that lying is okay to do! Let's establish one fact, lying is not okay to do. Remember what your parents taught you about ethics when you were little. They taught you to hold doors open for adults, and to pull a chair out for a girl. Thinking back, probably the most important lesson you were taught you was not to lie. Simply put, lying is morally not…

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    The Importance Of Lying

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    someone of their autonomy and is irrational. Central to the core of this school of thinking, nothing supersedes a person’s right to choice as it is a key factor to the source of morality: rationality and autonomy. Deontology follows a system of absolute laws, one of which is that lying is absolutely not acceptable no matter the situation. Lying is irrational when considering Deontology’s Categorical Imperative: “Act only on that maxim you can will to be a universal law”. In a world where…

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    Case Study 8.8: “Is Lying Always Lying?” documents the University of Michigan Men’s Basketball scandal surrounding Ed Martin, a booster, and the faction of players known as the Fab Five. The Fab Five consisted of the following players: Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson. To debrief the case study, discussed was how Ed Martin was indicted by the U.S. attorney’s office in Detroit for being accused of laundering $616,000 dollars from illegal gambling operations. He…

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    Kant On Lying

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    Immanuel Kant defines lies as an ¨intentional untruthful declaration to another person¨ and that it is always unjustified, no matter what the situation is. The problem with this statement is, occasionally lying must be done in order to protect someone. It is for the following that I believe that lying is almost never acceptable. Opponents may say that it is acceptable to lie whenever because they have free will and can do as they desire. Except, most reasons behind people's lies are to benefit…

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    Lying is Nobel only when it is not for selfish reasons; if it is for the betterment of someone else that is a true Nobel act; nobility establishes relationships, deception, and beauty. Lying is a false statement that is intended to deceive someone however all forms of deception are not lies. The information given to someone is untrue, it is intended for the other person to feel trusted when they are with them. A lie communicates some sort of information, now a lie can also have truth in it too,…

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    Utilitarianism In Lying

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    The action can be determined by the person’s motive. If the person acts of good will and from duty, their motives were good is their intentions. According to Kant, lying does not accord with the duty and therefore would not be morally worthy. That the person’s motive is to simply follow their duty and not indulge in themselves. Kant believed lying was always wrong. A Kantian would find the act of lying despite an agent’s motive. According to Kant, “A good will is good not because if what it…

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    Lyin Lying

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    would you say? I firmly believe that lying is acceptable in our society. Lying is justified when it can be used to protect and care for others. Harold Smith says ¨it was worth the risk when he lied to his adult daughter about his health when undergoing a treatment for a kidney tumor. Why get all traumatized? I tried to protect her.[13] When you lie to protect someone, you still hurt their feelings. If you tell the truth you still hurt them. In addition, Time Magazine states¨ Lies to protect…

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    Lying In The Crucible

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    When she was asked to confess to witchcraft, she was not able to do so. She chose to tell the truth and say she was not a witch rather than to lie and confess to witchcraft to save her life. She knows that lying is a sin and since she is a good puritan woman, lying is the worst thing she could have done in that situation. I am similar to Rebecca in this way because I do not like to lie. If I am ever in a situation where I have the opportunity to lie, I will still tell the truth. In the end, it…

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    Jefferson On Lying

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    One belief I strongly agree with is that lying will get you nowhere in life. Lying impacts the relationships with your family and friends; every lie you tell turns into a bigger lie. I believe that all teens lie, and that is because all people lie. We often to do it to spare someone’s feelings, but we also lie for selfish reasons, for instance making us look good in someone else’s eyes. Many people lie so they do not get judged based on what their lives are or who they particularly are. There…

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    Kant On Lying

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    Lying Essay Have you ever lied and get really stressed while you have the lie in you? The lie creates more and more stress in you and it never lets you think straight. Lying is sometimes acceptable. You're never supposed to lie ever even though it's hard to face the truth. Some evidence I have is “It harms the liar himself, by destroying his human dignity and making him more worthless even than a small thing.” This helps support my point because some people just lie so they won't face the…

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