Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Is parental lying morally justified?

Parents in U.S. and China Both Lie to Their Kids, Study Says | TIME.com:



Parental lying is important, the researchers wrote, because “this practice may play a role in children’s lying behavior and evaluations of others who lie, two issues that are widely recognized as central to moral development.”


In conclusion, they wrote, their study raises “important moral questions for parents about when, if ever, parental lying is justified.”



Also read:  http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/parent-pulse/201208/parental-lying  and Chinese Lying about Good Deeds