"A lie would have no sense unless the truth were felt dangerous."
Alfred Adler
(1870-1937) Austrian medical doctor, psychologist and founder of the school of Individual Psychology
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a lot of the time
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
     -- Waffler, Smith, Arkansas      
     -- jim k, austin      
    The truth is only as dangerous as our dependencies upon lies.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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    If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember the lie you told!
     -- J. Wells, San Diego     
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     -- Ethan      
    If the truth about the financial crisis were to get out, the liars would have no place to hide.
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Truth is only dangerous to the dishonest in most cases. When it comes to national security some things have to be omitted from the public awareness. Such as the weapons grade yellow cake that was in Saddam's nuke research lab. Its location was known by us before the invasion and we sat on it till May of 2008. The Iraq government then sold it to Canada for conversion to fuel. Bush took the heat and political destruction that came along with keeping quiet so as to make it less likely that the enemy would get their hands on it. This was a very admirable thing to have done. Until May I was frustrated with the continual statements by his administration trying to keep people in the dark about WMD. Now I understand why. If the enemy does not think there is any we are much less likely to have it fall into his hands. All during the war we kept finding various types of WMD but the reports were continually ignored by Bush and most of the press. He had everything he needed for a nuke except the know how. That would have come along in time.
     -- warren, olathe     
    Can a lie ever make sense?  Can't the truth be presented in a way where no one is endangered? Isn't the unaltered truth a evolutionary inevitability?  Never a dishonest word when the Socialist ruled the world.
     -- Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown     
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    Socialism has NEVER ruled the world, thank God.  It did rule Communist Russia  lies were a necessary pillar.  Socialism ruled in Nazi Germany where they had a Ministry of Propaganda  anyone exposing their crimes was eliminated.

    Wherever socialism has been established as the rule of law, lies abound.  The Truth may not be told if the corruptions of the government will be exposed.  Socialism is legalized servitude, and dissent is crushed as quickly as possible before people realize that they are not beholden to the dictates of socialists who lay claim to everyone and everything.  Socialism is a con, and the believers suckers or down right thieves.

    The ruling class of every socialist country steals all they can while in office, lying about every cause for which they tax the people.  A den of thieves and vipers, always pushing eugenics and depopulation agendas.

    Sillick, you would not last long in a truly socialist country.  After you had helped identify all those who dare to be free, they would come for you next because you would have no power to yoke and will have served your purpose.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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