2. THE QUESTION WAS: When is it wrong to flatter a person?

A.     if they already have a swelled head

B.     if you are romantically interested in them

C.     if it’s regarding a sinful act






For example, if someone says he got his promotion because he lied on his resume, it would be wrong to congratulate him.

Likewise, it would be wrong to pat someone on the back after he or she reveals having an ongoing affair with the boss.

Similarly, if your friend buys a new Mercedes Benz thanks to quadrupling his money in stock market from investing in a firm that makes products from aborted embryos, it would be wrong to praise him  just because you want him to like you.





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