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I Believe In Telling the Truth

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    Lying Is Bad M'kay?

    Lol I can't even lie to save my life!! Not only am I terrible at it, I rarely ever do it. Life is so easy and lighter on my shoulders ever since I stopped lying as well, no burdens of feeling like I back stabbed anybody. It's a little change that can really change a life.<3
    Soarre Soarre 18-21, T Jan 4, 2011

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    Facts You Should Know

    as you all have heard or watched on T.V. Romney made some bold and unsubstanciated statements about how he is going to create 12 million jobs plus fund 2 trillion dollars in the millitary spending and how is he going to fund this? Remember when president Obama needed to raise the...
    redtailfree48 redtailfree48 46-50, M 9 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Lying gets you nowhere.

    I'd rather be hurt with the truth, than to be pleased with a lie. I hate liars. Just be open and honest. Especially in a relationship. Secrets and lies hurt.
    Philli8807 Philli8807 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 28

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    I Believe In Telling The Truth

    Telling the truth is better than the alternative. Who can remember the falsehoods when the next situation arises? And it's always best to be truthful and up front with another.
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 19, 2013

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    Why

    Why are people afraid to be honest and tell the truth. Insead of holding things back
    Lostnalone22 Lostnalone22 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    Trouble

    Trouble is I just seem to get in trouble for it. Seems you're better off telling lies but I just can't bring myself to do it.
    Tibicina Tibicina 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2010

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    I believe in telling the truth & looking out

    for my family which resulted in all my cousins not speaking to me once I told my cousin that her husband tried to sleep with me?? My family is so dysfunctional as I will not ever understand why people say that blood is thicker than water?
    bubblysunshine bubblysunshine 31-35, F Apr 16

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    Best Policy Lol

      I believe in telling the truth, but what exactly is the truth? To me the truth means in some circumstances the struggle between everlasting life and death, between light and darkness, between peace and chaos.  If I am blessed to have a child I want to name her a...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    Well...

    I am split when it comes to this. I either tell you the truth, or lie to your face. I believe in telling the truth, but see that sometimes there really is not point in doing so. If telling you the truth doesn't have a point, then I'm just going to lie to you, but more often then...
    Kylexy18 Kylexy18 18-21, M Nov 10, 2012

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    Lying is exhausting. I can barely keep track of

    the truth, so don't expect me to be able to keep up a lie for very long. I'll lie to save a life or (perhaps) protect someone's reputation. Otherwise, I can't be bothered. I'm too lazy. It's not that I'm a particularly moral person. That's not the reason. I'm too bloody lazy to...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 12

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    Learning Time And Place

    Telling the truth and breathing/living/speaking/singing the truth are as much about time and place as anything else. Sometimes we have to fake it 'till we make it, we're not lying while we fake it...we're practicing for when we make it. The real trick is knowing when people...
    madeinjapan madeinjapan 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2010

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    IMAVAMPIRE IMAVAMPIRE 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I Give Up Spreading Reason. It's Hopeless.

    Welcome everyone. You all know me as an atheist and liberal. I have been trying to spread reason to this website. I'm failing. Theism will never go away. Even though material science won the war of the worldviews, religion is still here, and all of us will be long dead when and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 3, 2012

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    When you tell lies, you have to tie

    that lie together with a whole bunch of other lies that you have to keep juggling in your head or someone will smell a rat and you will be branded a liar. For me, I tell the truth because I can't be bothered with the hassle of lies. However, I'm not going to wrap the truth in...
    fyremoon fyremoon 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 9

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    Finally

    In the past few months, I've realized just how dishonest I was. Being truthful doesn't just mean telling the truth, but also being honest in every way. It's about being fair, doing what is right, standing up for what is right and taking responsible...
    TheHonestLiar TheHonestLiar 26-30, M 4 Responses Apr 22, 2010

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    endlessgrover endlessgrover 26-30, M Feb 28

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    Tell It To Me Straight

    I used to lie all the time. I honestly thought it was better to hide the truth. As I got older, I slowly realized that this wasn't the case. I would always get so upset and frustrated when people would lie to me. So, I vowed to always tell the truth. I slip up sometimes, but that...
    SavedByHim SavedByHim 18-21, F 1 Response May 10, 2012

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    The world's biggest problem is

    that intelligent people are full of doubt while stupid people are full of confidence!!
    shadow010 shadow010 26-30, M May 26

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    Absolutely

    I believe it's important to be upfront about who you are, your thoughts, your feelings, your beliefs and your goals.. If only for your own sense of dignity and strength.. Facades help no one.
    rockyj rockyj 31-35, F 1 Response Dec 17, 2010

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    It's impossible to write my story, because I know that no one will ever believe me... When you're in love, it's hard not to do anything for the person you care about... No one...
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    I have been a believer of God and lover of Christ for 6 yrs now. My sister sees the difference in me and says she knows there is a God but the thoughts of all the truth and what I...
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    This is a post by someone who's profile was deleted for whatever reason, and sine it has helped so many while it was on here, but since it was deleted I'll re-post it so it can...
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    Man of God There is a man who talks about God and a particular religion in India. This man’s name starts with P and has a surname which starts with D. Every morning he appears...
    aproudwoman aproudwoman 41-45, F 1 day ago

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    I cant believe someone would name tgeir child ****
    mia0 mia0 13-15, F 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    I believe that family comes before anything in life like say if u have to go to work ur dad is in the hospital ya I would call in or skip work for him or ditch friends for any of...
    hinata6895 hinata6895 16-17, M 4 hrs ago

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    The truth hurts... but dishonesty hurts more. I know many will disagree with that statement, but I am sure that just as many will agree. The choice between a painful truth and...
    Lullacus Lullacus 18-21, F Jul 6

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    Revelation, how can we understand the end?, If we don't know what went on in the beginning? As Jesus stated in, (Matt 24:37 )" But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the...
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    Table of Truth II - Islam versus the Bible --- they cannot both be true. Muslims and Christians do NOT worship the same God. Islam is entirely based on the word of one illiterate...
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    Having just got very worked up reading a Twitter flame war on the subject (what can I say, I need a life), I'm going to try to explain the necessity of secularism in a way that...
    winstonwelles winstonwelles 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    so many people believe that they should tell lies to cover the disgusting nature of their actions but in truth , nothing is more beautiful than the utterances of truth , because...
    Nichalas Nichalas 22-25, M Jul 10

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    “I remember the Chronicles of Angevil, that the Zombies will find the Ice Wall while the Fighters divide and defend and expel. I realized that the ice wall was and what the...
    1a2l3j 1a2l3j 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    FavorUponYou FavorUponYou 22-25, M Jul 5

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    I mean this in a more broad sense. I want to believe in the truth even if it is an uncomfortable one. I don't know if there is an afterlife but if there isn't then I want the...
    jaredtucker jaredtucker 18-21, M Jul 20

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    I have done wrong just like everyone else. I have sinned and I have doubted. But at the end of the day I know it's all real. God is good and generous. Confusing sometimes, but...
    Kmarcum99 Kmarcum99 13-15, F 7 Responses Jul 5

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    1. God... His revealed plan and His grace 2. Love... its power to forgive and sacrifice 3. Marriage... its blessings 4. Truth... whether you choose to believe it or not 5. Family...
    wiredwolf wiredwolf 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 5

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    So People Are Abusing EP's Flagging SystemWell that's ok, you will not silence the truth. And I have not violated EP's Community Guidelines! I have been a member since 2010 and I...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 6

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    We often go about life forgetting some simple truths that lets us know that our life is important and we need to value it to make it worthwhile. So here is a reminder.. There is...
    valerian777 valerian777 41-45, M Jul 7

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    This post might be long but I do Hope some people read this. I'll try to make it as short as possible. keep in mind this is NoT a love story maybe it was intended to be once but I...
    rukesh3 rukesh3 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 16

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    So this group was created by liberals and to complain cuz he's almost always right? I don't listen to him cuz I like him I listen to him cuz he tells the truth and says how it is...
    KatieCarnivale KatieCarnivale 70+, F 4 Responses Jul 21

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    Everything Happens for a Reason (Part 2) On January 29, I met someone on EP that has become an integral part of my life (I’ll refer to him as “D”). We had many great...
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    Everything Happens for a Reason (Part 2) On January 29, I met someone on EP that has become an integral part of my life (I’ll refer to him as “D”). We had many great...
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    I've always done my best to tell the truth(as I see it) to anyone, even if its awkward, painful, even if it seems im just being a ****, im not mean just to be mean, I will have a...
    Handyman25 Handyman25 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    Growing up we are taught not to lie and I don't think we really understand why so we continue to lie. I have found that I learn life's lessons in layers. The first person who...
    Bewail Bewail 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    I don't like to be played and I can't stand being lied to. Delaying the inevitable isn't kind. Like that old joke about calling the person you are house sitting for and telling...
    RaverFan RaverFan 41-45 2 Responses Jul 2

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    In my chart how do I read this! - You faced a fair number of challenges in your life, especially in the first half of life, in which your attempts to express your will were often...
    Diamond1029 Diamond1029 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Every prediction concerning the end of the world is more about what the individual wants than anything else. If I have learned anything it is that we will not get what we want but...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30 1 Response Jul 13