I think that when someone shares a story with a friend or someone close usually either they don't tell the whole story. Most of the times people change the story a bit, this happens because either they want to make their story more interesting or they don't want to tell a particular scene that happened in the story. I believe that when someone is telling a personal story it is okay to change it a little bit if there is something that we want to keep for our selves, but this doesn't mean that the person telling the story is lying because the story is true. Now, if someone is telling a personal story, and decides to make it up the that doesn't count as a personal story it'll count as a made up story either to fit in, or to create a conversation. This happens 8 out off 10 times, However, this doesn't mean that a person is been fake or other wise we are are humans, and we do this by nature we usually like to showoff about the best things that happen to us, and if we decide to share something bad that happened to us we tend to make more exiting at list. I have told a story of mine in the past to my friend, but i don't share everything i just share the part that i want to share. So, i think it happens to everyone at some point of our lives.
I agree with vilma on this one because I do believe that people change their stories to what they want to portray about themselves. They could perhaps be embarrassed of a certain scene in the story they want to tell so they choose to go around it and make up the story to what they want people to hear. I dont think either that people changing stories from their past makes them fake I believe that as humans we often care alot about what people might perhaps think about something we tell them so we protect ourselves and our image.
I think most people have bended the truth a little bit when it comes to talking about their past. There are often events in our past that we are either not proud of or that are extremely painful. Therefore, I agree with Kat when she said he bend the truth to help us feel better. I believe it's a coping mechanism. However, there are still values to these stories because they are still based on the truth. It is not a complete lie but rather our own version of the truth.
I personally believe that people bend the truth to make people believe our stories while at the same time I feel that certain events have the true stories about the past. People may bend the truth about the past to make their story credible and believable to get their point across whether what they are saying is completely true or fake. On the other hand, there are historical events such as war where there are survivors who witnessed what they saw completely who don't bend the truth, but I feel the writers who write about the war from the past may bend the truth to make it seem more bias on one side rather than the other.
The speakers all agreed to the point where all people that tell stories of their past will stretch the truth because they want to make their story sound much more interesting. People always try to fit in by pretending to agree with something that they've never heard of so they won't look like they're isolated from what everybody is talking about even though deep down the individual knows that nothing is making sense to them during the process.
I tend to agree with the speakers because everybody loves to fit in with everything that's going on within their circle. For example, if the entire group of indivuals are huge sport fans and they talk about a specific game, to feel like they're part of the conversation they will just agree with the majority of the group and what they're talking about even though you don't know anything about the event happening. Also, when people want to talk about an interesting story, they tend to stretch the story out and make it more exaggerating so the audience stays engaged with the story.
Well to begin many people of society bend the truth on stories they tell because they believe it may be more interesting to the person they're telling. People bend the truth to make it more believable and interesting for the person to listen to the entire story or somehow relate. Some will change up a story to go along with what others are saying and somehow relate to it. I agree with the spreakers that people want to fit into particular groups or even with their own friends so they will change small things in a story or add details to make it go along with the discussion at that moment. In the end a lot of people bend the truth to make the story more interesting and have others more engaged.
I believe we bed the truth in our stories in order to make the situation more interesting. We describe small fibs habitually to capture our audiences attention and create our tale a fun, and adventurous experience. I believe stories are not told to find out if the event happened or not, stories are told to entertain and to picture the imagination of the story teller in your mind. The only way of seeing if the story has worth is if the story teller delivers with passion and captures your attention. Most stories are like movies, its all fake, but the good ones make you want to believe its true or could happen.