Do you believe that people who always tell the truth have an intelligence level which precludes
them from lying? Do you further contend that people who lie have a high intelligence level because they have the capacity to distort, or even fudge the truth?
No. Lying is a human survival trait.
Little children and the retarded will tell the truth, think about it, then hide dirty hands and say no, I didn't eat the cookies.
Adults may lie directly or give excuses that are lies in the skin of a reason. Greater intelligence only means more brain power to come up with better excuses or technicalities to make it OK.
"Your brain works harder when telling a lie and therefore there is more activity in the prefrontal cortex that can be seen with a functional MRI, or fMRI for short." - http://hub.me/a69vf
by rikabothra 18 months ago
Hi everyone,Here's a thought...We have been taught to speak the truth, but it is right to do so in the cost of hurting/harming someone? Especially if that someone is a person we care for? It is one of the biggest dilemmas, what do you think?
by jaydawg808 2 years ago
Is it better to lie than to hurt someone's feelings for being honest?
by rhamson 2 years ago
If you thought she is any different than Bill he is your proof she is not. The only thing she is trying to not lie about is lying. Can we now again begin defining what "is", "is"?http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/hillary- … d=37043658
by Brian Slater 6 years ago
Why do politicians continue to lie to us, why don't they tell the truth anymore?There is so much spin put on every news story you hear. Why have we moved away from telling people exactly what the truth is?
by brittvan22 6 years ago
If you uncovered the truth behind a lie, would you tell the truth?Ok. let's say that you were going through some old papers in the attic and found that a possible grudge one sibiling had for another was based on a lie. The truth would clear the name of a sibiling that is deceased and perceived to...
by sushant143 6 years ago
Why we afraid to tell the truth ??
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