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Downplay It

Downplay It

You know and God knows, and no one else needs to know what you did.

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Lori Almost Live Archive

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Published: November 3, 2007


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Visitor Comments: 15

(15) Catherine Manna, November 10, 2007 3:16 PM

Save a life

My husband and I we were talking about your latest blog, and came to one conclusion: You're not entirely wrong. Darryl said to me, "The only exception to lying is this: 'Are you hiding any Jews?'" Of course you're going to say, NO even if you are! To save someones life -- that is the only reason that you should lie!

(14) Cecil, November 9, 2007 2:46 PM

Justification for lying

How do you justify lying just so someone's feelings are not hurt ? Are feelings more important than truth ?

(13) Sharon, November 9, 2007 7:48 AM

Loved the video

This was my first time downloading one of Lori's videos. It touched me - I'll be back.

(12) Shoshana-Dvora, November 9, 2007 7:43 AM

lying & shidduchim

Lori,
I agree with most of what your're saying. Please do an "Almost Live" segment on lying & shidduchim. I fudge my age on JDate (but tell the truth on the 3rd date if it goes that far), but I really resent it when matchmakers lie to me about critical issues, things that I would probably dcline the match if I knew beforehand. When this happened, and I immediately saw the guy was wrong for me I spent the date feeling angry at the shadcahn. I feel badly, because that wasn't fair to the guy. On the other hand, I sensed on a couple of dates that the guy was disappointed in me. C'est la vie.
Also, there are a couple of books out out there, both by Dr. Brad Blanton. One is Radical Honesty and the other one is Practicing Radical Honesty . I'd like you opinion of what he has to say. Keep up the good work.

(11) Tom, November 9, 2007 6:25 AM

People's Feelings are more important than Truth?

People's feelings are more important than truth? Says who? I totally disagree! Silence may be appropriate at times but never a lie. I want my friends to tell me the truth even if it will hurt my feelings. How else can I grow?
God hates lies and therefore why shouldn't we?

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