Is Every Lie ‘a Sin’? Maybe Not

“Are Liars Ethical?: On the Tension between Benevolence and Honesty,” the authors looks at deception a little differently than people have in the past. They look at deception that sometimes can be helpful to other people. They typically think about deception as selfish deception: I lie to gain some advantage at the expense of somebody else. And we typically think of honesty as something that might be costly to me, but helpful to others.

Source: knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu

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