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Why People Lie

Some people lie for no reason at all While many lie with a great reasoning Most lie to safeguard and be saved from fall Others let themselves be blamed for speaking. Few lie for a good acceptable cause And many just construct a cause to lie Its not always the flip side of truth's pause Sometimes a lie stands on its own clean tie. For lying is a complex social act More than a habit but a human trait To be a well functional artefact Protecting expectations truth can't wait. Lies cover up another truth to suit Or made to create a new set of truth.

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Date: 4/14/2019 6:35:00 PM
Very interesting insight. I really enjoyed your thoughts on the subject of lies.
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PJ Gongora
Date: 4/18/2019 7:11:00 PM
I'm glad you enjoyed it. Thank you Sandra. =)
Date: 3/25/2019 9:42:00 PM
G'day PJ … do politicians come to mind - they appear to be experts at it - thanks PJ - Lindsay
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Date: 4/2/2019 8:05:00 PM
They are. At the present time lies are made to appear as truths. Regards Lindsay =)
Date: 3/25/2019 7:12:00 PM
I cant abide being lied to, a little white lie can be used to protect somebody from hurt but massive porkies are a no no and so often they forget what they have originally said and dig a deeper hole:-( hugs Jan xx
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PJ Gongora
Date: 4/2/2019 8:07:00 PM
That is true. Lying to other people is lying to oneself as well. I'd rather be hurt with the truth than comforted with lies.