Lying. We are all liars. We lie to others, and we lie to ourselves. Anyone who says they never lie is the biggest liar of all. From childhood onwards, we are bombarded with the message that honesty is always the best policy, from teachers, parents, religion and society in general. But, there are times when lying is permissible, particularly the little white lie. It is permissible when it saves a life, for the cause of peace, to spare another person’s feelings and to provide comfort.
If saying a small lie will preserve life, that may be the right thing to do. First of all, people are telling white lies because of psychology factor. Psychology is how the mind influences behavior in a particular area of life. By telling white lies, they will always think positive eventhough they have critical problems. For example, healthcare providers have not been honest as patients assumed. Sometimes they felt patients couldn’t handle the truth, particularly that relates with diseases and dying. Thus, they telling white lies trying to cheer patients up.
Other than that, parents not feel guilty for telling their children white lies of The Tooth Farry because it is good for their development, by stimulating their imagination. Besides that, white lies are acceptable in some careers like military intelligence and undercover police work. But, as a general policy, honesty is the best policy. The undercover is carried to gather information about ongoing and future criminal activity as well as disrupt these activities and arrest those involved. Examples of crimes are manufacture and distribution of drugs, kidnapping of children or teenagers and street gangs.
During Jack London's life he has written many great novels, perhaps the greatest was White Fang. In 1906 he wrote the legendary novel about a stray wolf reverting to domestication. The majority of this book concerns White Fangs's t ruggles with savage nature, Indians, dogs and white men. However, we also see White Fang is tamed by love and turns from a savage wolf into a loving and domesticated ...
Undercover work is ethical because it is carried to protect the citizens in that city. Lastly, in relationship, there are times when we might even tell a lie, in order to protect someone’s feelings, or prevent a conflict. Can love survive without little white lies? Of course not. Sometimes when people lie to the ones they love, it is because they are valuing something more than honesty. For instance, when a wife asked her husband if she was getting too fat. Her husband had to lie to avoid a conflict and argument with his wife.