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HYPOCRISY corrodes the authenticity of a person ! Ur view plz

Asked by Shunmugham, 20 May '09 10:04 pm
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The dictionary defines a hypocrite as someone who \"pretends to be better than he really is or to be pious, virtuous without really being so.\"
A hypocrite is someone who says one thing and does the opposite.
Being very frank with you to maintain good relationships sometimes I do act like this.
Though it pricks me I admit I do it for some escapes. But the percentage is meager.
I know that it corrodes the authenticity.
By and large Politicians adopt hypocrisy and lose their authenticity. Thats real example I have seen.
One of the main reasons people have double standards is that they desire to have the best of both worlds.
\"Do the right thing\" doesn\'t mean to do that which best serves our lustful desires.
In our heart of hearts, we know fully well that something is morally wrong with our actions, but we do it anyway because it feels good or is convenient.
In the past few years, several high-profile public leaders have been caught in hypocrisy.
For one is not presentin ...more
Answered by anantharaman, 20 May '09 11:31 pm

 
  
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Hypocrisy is antithesis of authenticity.
Answered by Prashant, 20 May '09 10:08 pm

 
  
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True! You were criticising about Ram! Some one -no names- was losing his patience. I advised him that what God wants from us is not to get angry at another human for whatever reason. He is supposed to be God loving or fearing- I am not very certain about it. You know , what is the outcome- he has filtered me from posting any messages. If you cannot listen- how can you expect God to be with you. The devotion is corroded. When one is NOT his natural & act under influence, he is the perfect example of Hypocricy!
Answered by MajorVLoganathan, 21 May '09 10:01 am

 
  
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In principle it is true but making a generalised sweeping statement like this also smacks of hypocrisy. People like to accuse each other of hypocrisy, but do they bother to ask themselves what they mean by the word? A hypocrite cannot be defined as a person who espouses high moral standards but fails to live up to them. Since to fall short is human, it implies that the only way to avoid hypocrisy is to renounce high moral standards. This course of action is pursued by many nowadays. After all, no one can call you a hypocrite if you have no standards.
Answered by Vikram, 21 May '09 03:03 pm

 
  
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Sir ,Your question is apprecaited the most .
One of the worst characteristics that Islam abhors is hypocrisy. The Prophet (peace be upon him) spoke about it several times, and every time he used some graphic description that showed how ugly and unbecoming all types of hypocrisy were. Two Hadiths in this connection are particularly interesting. The first is put very simply by the Prophet who wanted his audience to fully understand his purpose. He said: One of the worst people is a double-faced man, who come to one group with one face and to another group with a totally different face. (Related by Al-Bukhari and Ibn Hibban).

The Prophet (peace be upon him) describes a hypocrite person as double-faced, and then he explains why he has described him as such, showing him as though he actually had two faces. If there are two groups with some differences, or dispute, he would speak to each one in a way that would please them, and say to one group the opposite of what he says to the other. ...more
Answered by salmanfarsi, 21 May '09 12:36 am

 
  
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Hypocrisy is the act of being less critical of oneself than of others. A well-known example is the smoker criticising someone else for smoking:.The term hypocrisy is often used in a religious context to refer to someone who gives a false appearance of virtue or religion. Psychologically, hypocrisy can be an unconscious act of self-deception.Failure to make any effort at all to succeed may hint at hypocrisy, but alone it is not sufficient to prove hypocrisy..In religion these days ,It is a common fallacy to accuse of hypocrisy people who do not practice what they preach. Such people may indeed be hypocrites, but the proof is not in their failure to practice, since such failure may be failure despite their efforts to succeed. But religious leader seems to be in tact befooling people.Which corrodes what is within the consciousness
Answered by Narayana Raja, 21 May '09 12:32 am

 
  
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Hypocrisy and authenticity are two sides of the same coin and go together . Asking one begets the other. When authenticity gets exaggerated it turns into hypocrisy. Hypocrisy is one pretending to be more virtuous than he really is. It is also the practice of misrepresenting one\'s real character. Hypocrisy is an exaggerated non existent condition whereas authenticity is a real factual position. Hypocrisy does not corrode but goes beyond authenticity by sheer exaggeration .
Answered by RAMASWAMY VENKATESH, 21 May '09 03:03 pm

 
  
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That is self made distructive power from th mn who pose ometng and all action revere Hypocracy is where achar and vichar are not same dear
Answered by Dinesh C S, 21 May '09 08:40 am

 
  
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