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I Believe In Telling the Truth

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    They say telling the truth is good,

    and once you do that everyone gets offended its the same as opinions.
    ActuallyGrace ActuallyGrace 13-15, F Aug 3

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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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    IMAVAMPIRE IMAVAMPIRE 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 2

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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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    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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    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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    I admire exceptional posteriors,

    and dishonesty is not in my nature. Allies and countrymen, surely this truth is universal!
    RustinCohle RustinCohle 18-21, M 2 hrs ago

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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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    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 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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    That includes telling people their beliefs make no god damn sense.
    RustinCohle RustinCohle 18-21, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I cannot understand people who say to me that the bible is the truth and nothing but the truth. Nothing in this world of sin can be 100% truth, humans make a pigs dinner out of...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 6 Responses Sep 3

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    I believe in interventions: going to someone you love and telling him or her the hard truth about their behavior, with the aim of making their life, and the lives of those around...
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    Love Peace Marriage Relationship Will all be victorious in the Name of the Lord Jesus Christ I will not tell you my name But I will tell you my age I am 23 years old If you and...
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    Exposition must have application. Exposition Must Have Application by A. W. Tozer Chapter 7 from Of God and Men (Harrisburg, Penn: Christian Publications, 1960) A.W. Tozer...
    Cootamundra Cootamundra 70+, M 1 Response Aug 28

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    Truth...is the thing that just what it is, nothing and nobody could destroy it....But What we call truth is different from what it actually tells us..And their differences is in...
    Amirmohammad Amirmohammad 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I believe in God But We are at war Should we believers Be concerned or scare? Is this really a surprise? The answer is No No to fear And No to worry For the enemies may...
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    You might not like this post, because you may not understand it. "He made Him who knew no sin to be sin on our behalf, so that we might become the righteousness of God in Him...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 9 Responses Aug 31

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    Jesus Christ gave me a heart for the truth, not what I believe to be the truth, but actual truth that cannot be refuted. Do I know the whole truth? Of course not. I can only...
    VoloProVeritasVV VoloProVeritasVV 56-60, M Sep 11

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    Even if the blood is not on your hands you are still guilty. A song that helped me understand how to stop condemning people and blaming people: Red Hands by Walk off the earth...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 5 Responses Sep 1

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    Pray pray pray for peace in the world! (1 John 5:14), (Psalm 34:15), (Psalm 130:2), (1 Peter 3:12), (James 5:16) Crusade Prayer (164) Prayer of Peace for Nations: O Jesus bring...
    Lushiro Lushiro 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    People easy to believe to the gossipers even they didn't hear the story or if not they are curious to know the truth.. I hope they will believe also that God is real even they didn...
    onionheart16 onionheart16 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 2

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    I'm a believer and don't consider myself a snob. I respect your right to believe as you want. I choose to believe. I have been a scientist, of sorts, all my adult life. I believe...
    hancockian hancockian 66-70, M Aug 25

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    its ok to be proud of your race and ethnicity and not be a racist. its ok to support brown pride black pride or white pride but not power. the term n@@@@ applies to all races and...
    stacylynn7 stacylynn7 18-21, T Sep 11

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    I have this prayer, it is filled with questions that are seemingly never answered. I pray for answers all of the time and my prayers go something like this; Why? Why have you left...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 23

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    It's a great feeling as I tell what I really feel. What my heart was saying it's a great feeling in the world, telling the TRUTH about your feelings. :)
    smjuap21 smjuap21 22-25, F 22 hrs ago

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    There's a difference between telling the truth and being a complete *******.
    Iyaniaya Iyaniaya 22-25, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    What I think the enemy is... Sin disguises itself as truth. That is what "And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light" means. The enemy appears as your...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M Aug 29

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    LOS ANGELES TALK SHOW HOST & WRITER Here's a black female journalist's opinion of the Obamas. These are her words not ours. Even if you love Obama you might take a few minutes to...
    fitsjustfine fitsjustfine 41-45, M 6 Responses Sep 2

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    Though I like to be as honest and open as possible I'd like to think I am not rude about it as this silly quiz would have me sound. YOU ARE BRUTALLY HONEST Hey, the truth hurts...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response Sep 5

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    I don't know what to do. I have this problem I can't solve. It's a problem formed of many problems and all of them are as unsolvable as the whole. I can't do a thing, I am...
    PurpleGlassPalace PurpleGlassPalace 26-30, M 16 Responses Aug 28

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    I definitely believe in the power of prayer. Also, I definitely believe God is in control in all of the situations in our lives. That said, I I have a prayer request. We own a...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I gave you everything. I loved you in the best way I knew how. I ventured out so far from my comfort zone for you. Because of my past, I don't trust easily. I trusted you. I let...
    KaylaNicole93 KaylaNicole93 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 3

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    Fokyn true. They get broken. You may too. Why treat them worse. Cops jailin them and removing meds. Even veterans. And no lawyer helps. Too hard to prove is a...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 6

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    As I said I'm only seeking the truth no matter how hard because I think this is only truth that guide us to our main purpose in Our life.This is only truth that help us to be what...
    Amirmohammad Amirmohammad 13-15, M Sep 7

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    Answers sometimes come in the strangest ways...I tend to connect dots that sometime I am the only one who sees them..I was driving back to my mothers today, which is a three hour...
    MMMartin MMMartin 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 8

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    I have became closer to God ever since my mother have been diagnosed with Breast Cancer. I'd pray everyday to God to take away her pain and stress. I know my mom would not always...
    beautifulannaa beautifulannaa 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 14

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