Discussion Board #13 Lies
Discuss each of the following questions (250-400 words)
What was the most recent lie you told someone?
Why did you lie?
According to your notes, chapter reading, and articles, how could you have handled the situation differently?
What alternative(s) to lying could you have used instead? Is there one you read about that you’d like to try next time?
What do you think would have happened if you told the truth instead?.
Assignment: Lying Interviews
Lying Interview Assignment 3pages
Read the notes on Lying (in this module). Read the notes before conducting your interviews for this assignment.
Reread pgs. 94-99 in your textbook “Alternatives to Self Disclosure”
Interview 4 people about lying. You need to ask each of the 4 people you interview all of the questions below.
After your have completed your interviews, write a 3-page (750 word minimum) paper detailing your findings. Do not answer the questions in a bullet point style in your paper. This is a formal essay. Make sure you share details on each of interviewee’s answers.
Papers Must:Be typed, 12 point font, MLA formatInclude proper spelling, grammar, and sentence/paragraph structure.Include a cover page Include proper essay format (Introduction, body, conclusion)
What was the most recent lie you told?
Why did you tell it?
Explain to your interviewees what the textbook says about alternatives to self disclosure and lying.
Did the person you lied to find out the truth?
How would you feel if they did find out the truth?
Tell the person you are interviewing the 5 major reasons people lie and ask them which one (s) they find themselves doing the most and why?
Have they ever caught someone lying to them? If so, how did it affect their relationship with that person?
How do they feel lying affects their communication and relationships with others?