Every Friday I’m going to ask a question. The questions I choose might be ambiguous on purpose. The goal is to have you answer the question according to your beliefs, where you’re at in life or a circumstance that might have recently impacted you. The only thing I ask is that you provide an explanation for why you answered the way you did.
It’s my hope to understand you better through this and also to gain a greater understanding of humanity and how people make decisions.
Suddenly acquire the ability to detect everyone’s lies or suddenly acquire the ability to detect everyone’s moods?
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Lies. I'm pretty good at judging moods. I'm not so great at distinguishing lies - maybe it's because I'm so bad at lying. When I was a kid, my sister told me to fudge my age by a year to get the cheaper ticket at the movie theater. I caved and told the ticket guy the truth immediately. Lol.ReplyDelete
I'm pretty good at judging moods. Lies not as easy. So I'm going with that. I loved that show, Lie to Me. He was excellent at reading lies. :)ReplyDelete
Moods, by far! I would be scared to know their lies. :) Besides, I rather like living in happy ignorance instead of disappointed truth. hehehe...just kidding...I think...ReplyDelete
But for real...my answer is moods. Fun question!
I can already tell when someone tells me a lie.ReplyDelete
Just ask my kiddos.
So, I'll go with moods.
Love these Friday questions, Wendy!
Ooo, lies! Although that would be sad....because what if somebody's all, "I love your book!" and my lie meter keeps beeping.ReplyDelete
I'm going to go with moods. I tend to be fairly trusting of people, and I'd hate to be disappointed. :)ReplyDelete
Definitely lies. I think moods are easier to sense.ReplyDelete
Moods. Lying is so negative, but with moods, you can actually be more sympathetic and understanding if you realize why someone is acting the way they are.ReplyDelete
Moods. I have a pretty good emotional radar, so I'm used to tuning into people's emotions. I'd be uncomfortable being a human lie detector, although I've recently discovered the series Lie to Me on Netflix and find it fascinating.ReplyDelete
Melissa Tagg said exactly what I was thinking so I'll copy her! :)ReplyDelete
Oh, definitely moods. Like Melissa and Lacie, I think it might be scary to see how many little (and not so little) lies are told!ReplyDelete
I'd say moods. I think knowing everyone's lies would be too disturbing, and I wouldn't feel empowered to do something about them. If I know their moods, I know how to adapt.ReplyDelete
I think I already have both these talents. LOL! At least with my kids. I think I'd choose lies. There was one situation in my extended family where I might have saved a family member some pain by detecting a liar in her life earlier ... that probably makes no sense!ReplyDelete
I am with the majority here. I say moods. I too would be like Sarah -- too disturbed by the lies. Besides, I'm pretty clueless sometimes and lack sensitivity, so some mood detection would be helpful.ReplyDelete
Lies. I pick up on moods well, but I'm too gullible. A dose of discernment would help a lot.ReplyDelete
Thanks for asking!
I'd have to say, "lies." When we take action based on false information, it can be devastating.ReplyDelete
I'm going with moods. Lies, like the father of them are confusing. Moods I think reflect more of the spirit part of us, the clarity part of us. The part that mirrors our Creator. When I think of my teenagers, reading their moods isn't easy, but often if I pry and listen, the moods express what the deep issues are. If I can peel the layers of a mood, sometimes the dishonesty is revealed too, and we can get on with healing.ReplyDelete