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Is it possible to live without a single lie?

  1. akuigla profile image61
    akuiglaposted 7 years ago

    Is it possible to live without a single lie?

  2. chaunatye profile image59
    chaunatyeposted 7 years ago

    I don't think so. I mean when your a kid you really don't know any better, you become a teenager and lying to your parents become a daily thing that you don't even think about, you become an adult and discover that white lies aren't always bad, and then you become a parent and realize that sometimes you have to lie to your children for their best interest. Good question!!

  3. Matt in Jax profile image69
    Matt in Jaxposted 7 years ago

    I don't think that there's any possible way. Either subconsciously or consciously, we all lie.

  4. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 7 years ago

    I don't know, I don't think so.  Sometimes we lie when we aren't even thinking about it.  Most often it would be to our children, telling them little things to make them feel better and reassure them of things.

  5. profile image0
    AMBASSADOR BUTLERposted 7 years ago

    Yes it is possible by living it moment by moment and set a goal of 1 day out of 7 days a week. You have to start somewhere and that is a good place to start at to live without a single lie. So for your whole life from birth to death the answer is no. It will take a whole new way of living and outlook on life overall from our upbringing as a child to an adult. There is only 1 person that I can think of that have done this and it is Jesus Christ.

  6. truthfornow profile image84
    truthfornowposted 7 years ago

    No.  People sometimes lie to make others feel better.  They don't even realize they are really lying.

  7. ChristineVianello profile image61
    ChristineVianelloposted 7 years ago

    Someone told me that the average person lies on a daily basis. Whether purposly or subconsciously people lie. To me, honestly is the best policy. I try to tell the truth always, but I have caught myself at times lying at really dumb things!

  8. onegoodwoman profile image75
    onegoodwomanposted 7 years ago

    Perhaps, but you will not get along well with others!

    Even a young child will story-tell, when they risk disappointing a favored adult......mom, dad, grandma etc.   

    I think it is a self defense mechanism.

  9. Tusitala Tom profile image66
    Tusitala Tomposted 7 years ago

    Nope.  I lie down quite often.   When I'm not standing or sitting I'm lying.   It's good for you, too.    George Bernard Shaw said "I never stand when I can sit.  I never sit when I can lie down," and he lived to over ninety!

    Oh, you mean telling fibs?   Untruths?   I think we're all subject to that, whether consciously or not.   No, I doubt it's possible to live without the slightest lie.

  10. zduckman profile image60
    zduckmanposted 7 years ago

    Yes....rigorous honesty. It is a learned way of life. I believe we come to  it a little later in life though...after we experience the hurt lies have caused ourselves and others. In the long run, it is always easier to tell the truth.

  11. mcrawford76 profile image82
    mcrawford76posted 7 years ago

    Absolutely not, even if you make it through childhood. The first time your wife/girlfriend asks "does this make my a#@ look fat?" It's over.

    P.S. The answer for this is not . . "No, but your A#@ makes those pants look huge!" (ha ha)

  12. thehemu profile image65
    thehemuposted 7 years ago

    At some point of time, every person wants somebody to look after them.

    So there is nothing like that a person want to live life alone, though some person want to lead their lives lonely, But that does not mean that they do not want somebody to love them, they also want family memebers and friends support,

    http://thehemu.blogspot.com

  13. simplymoneyboy profile image59
    simplymoneyboyposted 7 years ago

    Yes, after the 2012, it is possible for you live without lie. Because, when there is no another person with you, you dont need to lie.smile

 
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