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Prodigal Son
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Post by Prodigal Son » Mon Jan 17, 2005 9:25 pm

are we supposed to tell the truth, even when it hurts more than a lie?

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Post by Anonymous » Mon Jan 17, 2005 9:33 pm

yes, but I can't say i haven't lied on numerous occassions for that very reason.

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Post by Kurieuo » Mon Jan 17, 2005 9:41 pm

Jesus mainly kept quiet when he was arrested. ;)

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Post by Mastermind » Mon Jan 17, 2005 10:28 pm

Given the context and the way I see the bible uses the word lie, i think it is referring to lies out of malice. Lying to protect somebody doesn't seem like an unjust thing to do.

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Post by Deborah » Sun Jan 23, 2005 11:58 pm

What we find is one small lie usually has to be covered up by a lot more small lies.
hence it's far better to be truthful.

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Post by Mastermind » Mon Jan 24, 2005 3:21 pm

Manipulating people comes naturally to me, so usually one small but unrefutable lie is enough. Not that I'm particularly proud of it, but I have avoided some potentially upsetting (violent in other words) situations because of it.

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