People live with lies every day. Everyone from the President of the
United States to the poorest beggar in New York City has told a lie. White
lies, gray lies, and plain old dirty fat lies are strewn forth every day like
water from a fountain. The only true difference between them is the amount
of guilt they place on the liar. If they feel guilt, then they suffer greatly
throughout their lives, from lots
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absolute truths in their
lives determined the quality of their lives. The guilty in this world will
always have a choice, no matter how difficult it is. They can take Hester’s
route: admit their sins and strive the rest of their lives to gain forgiveness.
Or they can take Dimmsdale’s route: Repress their sins and forever live with
that awful feeling at the bottom of your stomach that the guilty have.