When is it good to lie?

This is a question on which the answer has been given a different interpretation over the centuries by numerous ethicists and philosophers.

For instance, Kant was convinced that lying is never justified and that one should always speak the truth, no matter how hard it is (this is a form of ethical ethics).

In addition, the examples of ethicists that otherwise think about are manifold.For instance, in utilitarianism it is convincing that lying may, as long as its effects generate more happiness than pain (a so-called consequentialist ethics).

Personally, I think that a mixture of these two ethical currents is best; Make it a point of always speaking the truth, even if it is hard.Do not do this, however, when speaking the truth is blatantly useless or unnecessarily hurtful. Lying is not even necessary in many cases, because remember: speaking is silver…

An example: When someone with a lot of physical and mental limitations-which you know that he will not reach the age of 30-says to you: “I want to marry later and get children”, it is obviously unnecessarily hurtful when you point out to him That his dream is utterly impossible. Laugh friendly and say something along the lines of: “That’s a beautiful dream”.Then you don’t lie and at the same time you don’t make the other unnecessarily unhappy.

It becomes more difficult, of course, when people explicitly ask your opinion.So there’s the classic ‘ Treasure, I’m not too fat in this pants ‘ problem. Why many people find this situation so uncomfortable is a mystery to me; In the context of a relationship it is necessary-more than anywhere-that one can trust and believe each other. Even in the small, meaningless things you have to be honest with each other. You can then respond honestly to the aforementioned question without being in common. What that is depends, for the most part, on your partner’s sensitivities and uncertainties.

I believe that what I have described here is a conviction that many adhere to; Be honest, but never when it would hurt someone too heavily.Where the boundary lies between the harsh truth (which also hurts, but which in the long term is the better solution, or at least will be appreciated) and the Too loud truth (where it is better to remain silent or lying) is difficult to determine. That is more a question of sentiment than a demarcation that is rational to determine. And finding that limit can only be by scanning him in practice.

Finally, I like to make another footnote about the way you are lying/telling the truth.A lie can be brought so that it is only a slight distortion of the facts, rather than an alternative reality that is washed out of the clothe. In addition, a harsh truth can become a blossoming and that will be more enjoyable for everyone. So try to be proficient in the art of speaking, that will come in handy in this matter and in so many other areas of life.

In a first upwelling: Never.

On closer inspection: only if a stone has good memory.

But I now have to think of a touching answer to the English Quora, which is a reflection.

A woman tells how she visits her palliative mother daily in a nursing home and with her in the wheelchair takes a walk in the beautiful gardens.

But then it’s winter and they sit together at the fire and watch the whirling snowflakes.

“Soon it’s spring,” says the daughter, “and we can drink outside and have a cup of tea.”

The mother watches her daughter in the eyes, grabs her hand, smiles and says, ‘ Yes, then we go out and drink tea. ‘

The daughter Lye, because she knew that her mother would not catch the spring.

And the mother Lye, because she knew that her daughter had lied.

But what ‘ n Love lay decided in both lies!

Sometimes a lie is a true virtue.

When the truth hurts the other, and no other purpose serves to make yourself feel better

‘, “Al’s it’s going on nonsense

“,” I think to protect someone who is in danger, or in old/sick people I wouldn’t tell them things they can’t cope with at that time (e.g. family problems, etc.) but in all other areas I don’t find lying necessary, if you can’t be yourself at certain People then I think it’s better to deal with people you accept as you are, with your mistakes, then don’t lie.I also think it is better to be silent, or say that you do not want to talk about this, than to lie.

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