Why You Should Always Be Honest Analysis

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When I was a kid, my mom always told me being honest all the time because she did not want me to lie to her anything. Moreover, if I lie to her, my mom will use a thick and long stick to hit me as a punishment to let me know being honest is very important. Most of the parents teach their children being honest all the time when children are still young; however, should people always be honest? Is honesty the best policy that children and adults should follow? Lana Winter-Hébert, a wordsmith and the author of “4 Reasons Why You Should Always Be Honest,” believes honesty is the best policy; in addition, she thinks that telling the truth is better than telling the best lie. According her article, when a person is telling a lie, it is hard to hold a lie for a period of time because the person may forget what he or she said about the lie before. Therefore, other people can find out that the person is lying easily, and the person needs to suffer the negative effect, such as other people’s anger or broken relationship. In Lana Winter-Hébert opinion, while trust is broken, it can never fully regained because other people will wonder whether the person is telling a lie or not every time, so she claims that…show more content…
Based on the article, “Why Honesty Isn't Always the Best Policy,” which she wrote, she believes that being honest to tell the truth is often a veiled form of self- indulgence, for honesty is just like a knife which will hurt other people. Telling a truth can let the person will not feeling guilty, but it will hurt other people’s feeling; in addition, the relationship can be broken more easily through telling the truth with angry expression. Because of the reason, Jamie Turndorf against that honesty is the best
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