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If you tell a lie and it becomes the truth, does it matter that you once lied?

In the way that some people questions whether or not the ends justify the means, I'm wondering if you tell a lie and it becomes the truth, does it matter that you once lied?

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    Gail . 50+

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    Nov 17 2012: A lie is a lie is a lie. Lies are like the invisible hand that are attached to the invisible foot that comes back and kicks you in the behind.

    Lies have their consequences in the life of the liars.

    An opinion is not a lie unless you are intentionally (willfully) ignorant. Then it is as good as a lie and you can't avoid consequences.
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      Nov 17 2012: I do agree that lies have their consequences in the life of the liars.
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        Nov 18 2012: And so does "not lying".

        December is not that far... Go outside and start telling all children that Santa Klaus does not exist :)

        Stop being polite... Go outside and tell overweight people that they are.

        Etc... I'm playing the devil's advocate here, but things are not that straightforward.
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          Nov 18 2012: Dear Jean-Charles,
          Tabor already told us on this thread that HE is the "devil's advocate".

          Which one of you is the REAL "devil's advocate"......don't lie!!! :>)

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