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Reductio ad absurdum- the refutation of a propostion by adopting that propostion and showing it leads to absurd consequences. 0r "take an idea and say that it is like another idea that is absolutely absurd to disprove the first idea."
Kant does not believe in lying. It is our duty to tell the truth. He believes that lying is immoral and always wrong.
If he had to face jigsaw he would have to tell the truth because it is his duty.

Trust
-essential for a society to function.
-needed for communication amongst people.
- can't get along without trust
Lie
-representing the truth when you know it is not true
-politicians don't lie, they tell bullshit. They know that they're not always telling the truth, but they don't care. They know that everyone thinks they're lying.

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