Prompt: We’ve heard it said that “honesty is the best policy,” but is there ever a case where it is preferable to lie? Take a stance on this question using examples and/or evidence from your life, history, or elsewhere. Formulate a clear thesis, and defend it in the subsequent paragraphs.
You are encouraged to form a very specific thesis. In addition, seek to provide evidence for every claim in the form of examples, research, etc. Be sure to refute counterarguments and conclude your piece. This essay should be 3-5 paragraphs.