View Poll Results: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

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    Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    Simple yes or no question. Which is it?
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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    Of course not!
    If you build a man a fire, he'll be warm for a day.

    If you set a man on fire, he'll be warm for the rest of his life.

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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    Quote Originally Posted by molten_dragon View Post
    Of course not!
    I know you're being sarcastic here but wanted to let ya know why I made this poll, which was due to this post by graduate14....

    Quote Originally Posted by graduate14 View Post
    People do not lie to benefit themselves. I couldn't imagine a world if this was true. And your failing at attempting to put words in my mouth. Clearly i acknowledged the possibility of someone lying. As for the reality part, i prefer to give people the benefit of the doubt citizen or non citizen.

    I understand there are several reasons for your rejection however i pointed that specific one out for a reason. You can chose to reject or except the statistic. Personally i prefer a statistic over an assumption. Can you provide me with a more accurate statistic? Maybe a statistic with an alternate view or result?
    So while I know you're being sarcastic due to the emote I'm not sure if he would realize that you were being sarcastic.
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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    The poll and question is worthless without relevancy.

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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    I'm going to say No, but only so you may find me more trusting later when I need something.

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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    yes, everyone. anyone who denies that is either lying or just stupid.
    “In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.” -Napoleon

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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    Is the poll aimed at the polers or what they think of others?


    Honesty to me is perhaps the most important trait of a person and I regard it highly. I myself do not lie even if it would benefit me.

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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    I love these polls. I'm going to make one about if people like turtles or not.
    "We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. In theory, some of those loopholes were understandable, but in practice they sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying ten percent of his salary, and that’s crazy." -Reagan

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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    No!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Re: Do people lie to benefit themselves?

    I think the real question is do you like turtles?
    "We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. In theory, some of those loopholes were understandable, but in practice they sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying ten percent of his salary, and that’s crazy." -Reagan

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