Reasons for serious lies

  • To avoid punishment. These lies are told when there is a threat of loss if the lie is uncovered. 
  • Concealing a benefit. These lies are told to conceal the reward obtained by breaching a law or expectation.
  • Protecting yourself or someone else from serious harm.


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Why People Lie | Reasons for Lying | Paul Ekman Group

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