After all this time, I’ve been teaching you how to step away from the truth. But here I am in this post, teaching you that lying does not necessarily oppose truth.
Sure, you’re not telling the truth, but all believable lies are in some way rooted in truths.
If you told an outrageous lie like you won $50 million from the lottery, you would need some sort of evidence to back up your claim. You can’t just say you won all this money and not have proof to show your friends or family that it’s real. They would want things from you, they would ask you why you’re not spending your money on travelling, or buying a new house, new car, new clothes.
Whereas if you told a lie that was in someway rooted to a truth, something related to something that actually happened in real life, it would be more believable.
Sometimes it can be difficult to separate fiction from truth. Sometimes we choke up and accidentally tell a lie when we meant to tell the truth, or vice versa, we tell the truth when we meant to tell a lie.
It can become confusing when we tell so many lies over so many years that it becomes hard to differentiate what’s true and what’s false.
Sometimes we get caught up in all these lies that we’ve told that truth becomes a lie and lies become true.
Reality is a fickle thing and everything that we do or say gets jumbled in our head when we try to recall something from the past that will inform us of our present.
To this, I say remember the most fundamental rule of any life lesson: KISS
Keep it simple, stupid.
If we get caught up in a bunch of lies that don’t connect to each other and come around to bite us in the ass, we’re screwed, and our reputation is over. Everything we’ve worked for has been for nothing and no one will ever believe you again.
They’ll remember that one time they caught you in a lie and they’ll keep their distance; not wanting to get close to you, not wanting to share anything with you, not wanting to trust you.
Your life will be over.
So let’s prevent this from happening and face up to your consequences of telling the truth. You don’t want to be that person. Tell the truth when it matters.