Honesty Is the Best Policy

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Jennifer Smith
Susan Yingling
English Comp I
April 13, 2013
Honestly honesty is the best policy. Honesty is the truth to distinguish between what’s right and what’s wrong. The truth exist which is the real fact of reality. Being honest with someone shows good character and integrity. Dishonesty is cheating someone with the lack of the truth. Lying or being deliberately deceptive lacks integrity. Because telling a lie has to be invented. Lying is false and basically wrong. Refusing to acknowledge reality and omit the truth are not real facts. Reality is the state of things as they actually exist, than as they may appear or might be imagined. Lying is giving some information and believing it to be untrue, intending to deceive people or change the situation. Lies lead people to base their decisions on false facts. With those untrue facts it’s impossible to achieve a long term change without being honest with yourself and the people around you. The story without honesty is a false story which is nothing, because it is built on lies, with no factual foundation. When the life comes to prove these lies on top of lies. This story based on facts that are not facts at all, that story will fall, and proven untrue. Telling the truth lets everyone know what really happened. There are less chances of misunderstandings, confusion, or conflict. A harmful truth is better than a useless lie. (Thomas Mann)

The most important reason lying is wrong because honesty is reality and shows integrity. Dishonesty comes with consequences because lying is wrong. To lie is committing a crime, and lying to prove your innocents. Lying is bad, the truth is real, and now doesn’t exist because of wanting to change what happened or what will happen. When a lie is proven to be the lie that was not the truth. Lying creates inequality. When someone lies we undermine society The most important reason lying is wrong because honesty is reality and shows integrity, reality is the truth....
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