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Is Honesty the Right Thing?

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Kathryn Cox

on 5 March 2014

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Transcript of Is Honesty the Right Thing?

Is Honesty the Best Policy?
Body Paragraph #2
If you do not tell someone the truth, they will not know until it is to late.
Introduction
Prompt:
An old proverb says honesty is the best policy. Sometimes, however,
honesty might hurt a person's feelings. Explain why you either agree or disagree with being honest at all times.
Use specific details and examples to convince others to support your position.
Body Paragraph #1
Telling someone the truth will help them become better people and better at what they do.
Body paragraph #3
Telling the truth can be really hard when it affects your piers, but if they do something wrong you need to be honest.
Persuasive
What type of essay?
If all people did was tell people all the thing they were doing well, no one would ever get better
As long as it is constructive criticism, you are helping them
Examples of honesty helping people: Someone is doing a dance move incorrectly and you respectfully tell them what they are doing wrong
If all your life no one told you anything you did wrong you would think you were great, but someone in life will tell you the truth, and if you are not prepared, it will hurt
Telling someone they need to work on something can only make them better

If you do not tell the truth and they get away with whatever they did, they won't learn their lesson and will keep doing it.
Many people have a hard time with this because you dont want to hurt your friends
Introduction Technique
Honesty is one of the treasured values of human being. Living life honestly means opening oneself freely and exposing one's true self to others. Honesty is essential because it acts as the glue holding people together. Moreover, honesty helps a person to conquer problems and excel in his or her life. However, is this always right to tell truth? What if it hurts someones feelings?
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