AllAuthenticityCouragePerspective When is the Truth a Lie? by Zak Maymin December 31, 2018 by Zak Maymin December 31, 2018 When is a joke not a joke but a lie? What is a white lie, and when is it ok to tell it? Can silence be a lie? Should one always stand up for the Truth? How do you answer when you consider the question inappropriate?