A deceiver manipulates hearers beliefs kants using

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A deceiver manipulates hearers beliefs– Kant’s using them asmeans and not as ends ( but this wasn’t his belief wrt this?) – thisphrase could become misleading suggesting that it must alwaysbe wrong to use other people as a means to their own happiness.Just because someone is a liar doesn’t mean it is okay to lie tothemIf you're a liar you will be looked down upon and be treated withless respect.And you don’t want to be seen as such a personSincerity is a disposition and cannot be understood just as thedisposition to follow a rule. But there are some considerations towhich sincerity attends or the disposition would have no content.If there were a rule against lying or against deceit, it would havemany exceptions because there are many cases where the bestthing to do is to deceive and in some of them it is not a goodthing to feel bad about them either. What is essential to thisdisposition is to have a good grasp of what these exceptionalcases might be.It would also have concerns about trust andabuse of trust must be at the heart of the dispositionWant people to have the disposition of sincerity which is centeredon sustaining and developing relations with others than involvedifferent kinds and degrees of trust. Also think of a sense one’srespect or the respect you can lose from other people yourespect modern understanding of what people deserve isimportant.
As Kant said, we need to understand the deeper implications oftrust and its value in terms of individual freedom and theavoidance of manipulation .
Anita Allen – Lying to Protect PrivacyoAim 1:identify the competing perspectives about lying and sexualprivacy that lurk behind public opinion about the prosecution of perjuryand other related forms of deception.oAim 2:Lying, in particular, lying to protect sexual privacy is not acategorical moral wrong – not even when liar is high ranking publicofficial. This gives those with discretion about pursuing indictment (etc)of a liar a reason to treat lies regarding sex differently than other kinds.oBased on Premise:Privacy is a human need and moral entitlement,similar to freedom and equality. Privacy is not a mere luxury or anoptional good. Lying about sex evolved as a way for well meaningpeople to cope with conflicting physical, emotional and socialconstraints. Thus, Americans should not be quick to judge lies aboutsexoExceptions:if there is departure from general truthfulness. For examplein cases of rape, incest, child molestation, sexual harassment orexploitation, there is no excuse for lying.oDefense:lying is sometimes morally justifiable response to peopleseeking information to which they have no right. For example, to themurderer at the door, stranger asking if child is adopted (but mustanswer truthfully to child who has a right to know).

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