Davis Guggenheim’s An Inconvenient Truth presents the current situation of our environment, as well as its potential future, by utilizing footage from Al Gore’s traveling slideshow presentation interspersed with interviews of the man who “used to be the next president of the United States of America.” While Gore may give this self-description jokingly, this is undoubtedly a political film, not lacking political bias....
One of the later school of the Grecians examineth the matter and is at a stand to think what should be in it, that men should love lies, where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie’s sake.
But I cannot tell; this same truth is a naked and open day-light, that doth not show the masks and mummeries and triumphs of the world, half so stately and daintily as candle-lights.
Truth may perhaps come to the price of a pearl, that showeth best by day; but it will not rise to the price of a diamond or carbuncle, that showeth best in varied lights.
A mixture of a lie doth ever add pleasure. Doth any man doubt, that if there were taken out of men’s minds vain opinions, flattering hopes, false valuations, imaginations as one would, and the like, but it would leave the minds of a number of men poor shrunken things, full of melancholy and indisposition, and unpleasing to themselves?
~Slovenian ProverbAlways tell the truth.
Got any cabbage?'
TELL THE TRUTH.
The rabbit joke is relevant because it occurred to me that looking for a cabbage in a butcher's shop might be like looking for ethics in the design field.
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Each of us now have this direct access. For millennia, we looked to certain individuals to bring through and access Truth for us. Whether it was our guru, priest, rabbi or teacher, most did not feel we had the ability or even permission to know the greatest and highest Truths of the Universe.
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Part of this refining process is about becoming conscious of the many voices and at times, beliefs, that we have taken on from family, school, authority, media and religion about what we hold as truth. Most of us are living from a collection of beliefs that are really not even our own. We have absorbed them unconsciously and made them the foundation of our reality.
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Integrity is a valuable but flawed value, and lies can often be a better thing to tell than the complete truth. That is why I believe that telling the truth may not always be the best, and one must sometimes resort to lying.
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The highest compact we can make with our fellow is — "Let there be truth between us two forevermore." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson
Often the surest way to convey misinformation is to tell the strict truth.
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One of the most likely places where telling the truth would fail is when answering a question. Many times, when asked a question, the real truth would be impudent. However, by twisting it a little bit, one can easily arrive at a response that will please the other person and make everyone happy. By saying the downright truth, one could offend the other person and possibly instigate violence or hostility. Additionally, sometimes a question can be invasive, and even malignant. Obviously, one would not willingly reveal a deep secret to another, so one might lie about it. Maybe one may tell something similar to the secret, or something different, but not the truth. Even if asked a simple question like ‘where do you live?’ or ‘what is your birthdate?’, one should never tell the truth unless one can trust the asker, as there are scores of potential harassers out there, whose intentions may not necessarily be honorable.