字詞詮 On Language
“Blue lies", white lie
a harmless or trivial lie, especially one told to avoid hurting someone's feelings.
"when I was young, I told
little white lies
Urban Dictionary: white lie
"I only view you as a friend." is a common
. It usually means 'I don't like you and don't want anything to do with you'. "I love you too" can also be a white ...
The present study examined the developmental origin of '
', a pervasive form of lying in the adult world that is told purportedly to benefit a collective.
Lying in the name of the collective good - NCBI - NIH
“Blue lies" is a psychologist’s term for falsehoods, told on behalf of a group, that can actually strengthen the bonds among the members of that group.
How the Science of "Blue Lies" May Explain Trump's Support
They’re a very particular form of deception that can build solidarity within groups