Ethics Of Lying

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Where’s my Trust? “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything” –Mark Twain Growing up in a society where lying slowly became an unnoticed practice, I never seemed to realize the severity and importance of lying until seventh grade. It was six-thirty in the morning, and practice was about to start; Coach Stevens stomps into the gym, slamming the door behind him. “Who left all the balls out?” The whole gym was quiet, not a single person muttered a word, the basketball shoes stopped squeaking, and the basketballs were all stagnant. After the practice from the day before, basketballs were scattered across the court, and no one had bothered to pick them up. “Whoever confesses will not be punished,” he stated, but the gym refused…show more content…
When approaching lying and deception, people come to believe in the harmless epidemic as morally incorrect. Lies are more than that. Given the subjectivity of lying, there are cases where lying is okay and when it is not. There are many scenarios where lying is varied: parents lying to children, friends lying to friends, criminals to judges, and many others. The question arises: is lying necessary, considering how it is corrupting one of the most important aspects to our society: communication? Will we continue to let integrity deviate from our moral…show more content…
He states that a need for https://search.proquest.com/docview/1699805930/E477F4D4ABC349D2PQ/3?accountid=2442 https://search.proquest.com/docview/1938435628?accountid=2442 ` Quoted viewpoints: set up strong quotes with according to…; give credentials Huck: Mark Twain’s The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn focuses on… Multiple examples, no need to quote, funnel down to one really good passage Huck and Jim’s relationship This quote symbolizes the need for truth “En when I wake up en fine you back ag’in, all safe en soun’, de tears come, en I could ’a’ got down on my knees en kiss yo’ foot, I’s so thankful. En all you wuz thinkin’ ’bout wuz how you could make a fool uv ole Jim wid a lie. Dat truck dah is trash; en trash is what people is dat puts dirt on de head er dey fren’s en makes ’em ashamed.” (85) Passage should be more than one or two sentences Works Cited (Cite the photographs, does not count as secondary sources) Explanation/ Self-Critique: what are you arguing, what is your contradiction, what can you do to address this issue Writing with Style: (Paste tips from Chapters 6 and
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