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Why People Lie?
By:shahalam, TX
Date: Thursday, 15 June 2017, 5:16 pm

People generally tell lie to keep themselves feel safer. They have their reasons for not telling truth, here are some:

1. Cover up mistakes or misdeed
2. Avoid shame, embarrassment
3. Impression, shape a positive image of ourselves.
4. Malicious, hurting other people
5. Avoid, escape or evade people, situation
6. Ignore or disregard reality
7. Uphold social or religious role
8. Avoid being rude to others
9. Humor, jokes, to make people laugh
10. Personal gain, like in social circle, politics
11. Financial gain, like in business
12. Altruistic, help other people
13. Avoid fear or danger
14. Lies to keep spouse under control
15. Taqiyyah (Shia origin), precautionary lie to avoid persecution

Messages In This Thread

Why People Lie?
shahalam, TX -- Thursday, 15 June 2017, 5:16 pm
Re: Why People Lie?
Muhammad Rafi. UK -- Friday, 16 June 2017, 9:18 am
Re: Why People Lie?
Mujaahid (Africa) -- Tuesday, 20 June 2017, 6:49 am