Of the Vices Opposed to Truth, and First of Lying

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Of the Vices Opposed to Truth, and First of Lying

We must now consider the vices opposed to truth, and

  1. lying:
  2. dissimulation or hypocrisy:
  3. boasting and the opposite vice. Concerning lying there are four points of inquiry:
  4. Whether lying, as containing falsehood, is always opposed to truth?
  5. Of the species of lying;
  6. Whether lying is always a sin?
  7. Whether it is always a mortal sin?