- mga parekoy! can you please state your opinion on
1. "half-truth is a lie" against right to speak, right
to privacy and priveleged communication
2. "the truth can set you/us free" against "some
things are better left unsaid/unspoken"
3. "the end justifies the means" against "miracles do
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> 1. "half-truth is a lie" against right to speak, rightThere's no `half-truth' actually, it's only the `truth' and `not-
> to privacy and priveleged communication
truth'. Lies may contain both truth and not-truth (depending of whose
perspective), or may contain only not-truths.
Example: I am a theist who doesn't believe in god.
Contains both truth (I don't believe in god) and not-truth (I am a
theist), but this is not a half-truth, it is simply ilogic and a lie.
> 2. "the truth can set you/us free" against "someFree from what? LOL.
> things are better left unsaid/unspoken"
A truth statement can definitely put not-truth statement straight.,
but the statement above is more of an idomatic expression than
something we can analyze logically (it has embedded meaning).
The first expression, more commonly used to express
problem/solution/result, example: Truth can set you free from "evil
prison". -- Evil prison is the problem, while the `truth' is a
claimed solution to problem, and `freedom' maybe the result of
solving the problem.
The second expression is obviously when you're hiding something,
> 3. "the end justifies the means" against "miracles doSame as my answer above, this is more of an idiomatic expression,
don't take them too seriously.
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