Is Lying Still A Lie Summary

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1) Conflicting Duties 1) Preservation of life is on top of the hierarchy of duties list. When duties conflict, then the lesser evil duty should be chosen. According to this book, Hill says that lying is acceptable in a life-and-death situation because you are trying to protect innocent people. 2) Mutual Deceits 2) When individuals are receiving the information know that what is being said is untrue. If the speaker states that truthfulness should not be expected then it does not count at deceitful. 3) No Right to Hear the Truth 3) “A lie is still a lie”. We should only return good for evil. Negative consequences come into play. IF you lie to a liar then you are telling them that their actions are acceptable. 4) Exaggeration 4) People

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