Eve Sweetser, 1987, "The Definition of 'Lie'"fleeting
- External reference: https://youtu.be/IfDuBOxHmjc
Linked to the more general maxim “help and try not to harm”
Lying may be defined depending on the context. It is saying something false in a context where information is important. In the case of a joke for instance, the false information is not considered a lie.