Absolute Rules Against Lying

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Absolute rules are very hard to follow, no matter what the absolute rules are. As noted in our readings, the Case of the Inquiring Murderer points out how absolute rules against lying can be just about impossible to abide too. In the Case of the Inquiring Murderer, lying could be a matter of life and death. In war time it is hard to tell who is a non-combatant. Kill or be killed is the position our soldiers are unfortunately put into. It appears that there are few rules in war time and the lines get blurred. President Truman made a hard decision to drop the bomb. His decision was not only to target non-combatants. Absolute rules even about adultery can be augured. Adultery with the consent of your spouse possible. Morality should be
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