Truth at the expense of others

LifeHacker has a good article on truth telling. As the following excerpt shows, selfish people often excuse their rude behavior by claiming, “it’s the truth.

There is a notable difference between telling the truth and giving an honest opinion. “Yes, I broke the vase” is much different from “your web site is rubbish.” In the latter example, the web site’s quality is subjective and so providing an honest opinion isn’t necessarily indicative of the truth.

How to Lie and Tell the Truth Without Being an Asshole

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