Verbal Contracts are legally binding in the USA and in many parts of the world under many legal systems, perhaps all. Oaths can be a verbal contract. Yet, lying is commonplace, even encouraged when in “ends justifies the means” environments. As it is a matter of law, what exceptions do you think are valid for breaking promises? Or, do you think of spoken words as empty?

Verbal Contracts are legally binding in the USA and in many parts of the world under many legal systems, perhaps all.

Oaths can be a verbal contract.

Yet, lying is commonplace, even encouraged when in “ends justifies the means” environments.

As it is a matter of law, what exceptions do you think are valid for breaking promises? Or, do you think of spoken words as empty?

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