Originally Posted by Mudita
Would Ginger have lied about going to the beach with Jill if she didn't have to?
If you put people in a position where they feel they need to lie they will.
Just because people don't have to lie, doesn't mean they won't.
Agreed. I believe that people do what they do in order to maximize happiness and/or to minimize unhappiness, and if someone believes that lying will serve this goal better then being honest, then that's what they'll do.