How to be True to Your Word

After reading the article “How to be True to Your Word”, write about the following: Based on your experience with someone in your life who was not true to their word, tell the story of what happened and how it affected the relationship (you may use a false name for the person). Explain what one thing makes untruthfulness so very wrong in your view. Is your explanation of what’s wrong with a broken promise a consequentialist or a non-consequentialist type of reasoning? Explain. At what point does Cat Thompson use consequentialist or non-consequentialist reasoning about what’s wrong with untruthfulness in the article on “How to be True to Your Word” (LINK (Links to an external site.))? Identify and explain the use as one or the other type of reasoning. Support your answers from the article.

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