GRE Text Completion: JiJing 1373-GRE填空机经1373题 - D5VL9CGYTFN5NG6IA

Given children's active fantasy lives, one might think of truthfulness as (i)____________ virtue in young children, but it turns out that lying is the more (ii)____________ skill. A child who is going to lie must recognize the truth, intellectually conceive of an alternate reality, and be able to convincingly sell that new reality to someone else. Therefore, lying (iii)____________ cognitive development and social skills in a way that honesty simply does not require. A. an instinctive B. advanced C. undermines D. an acquired E. practical F. forgoes G. a conscious H. mundane I. demands