Though I wasn't implying that it was a bad thing necessarily. In the situation that original caused me to think of this formulation, "tactical truth avoidance" is a necessary component.
And sometimes it personally useful as a way of queuing emotional processing. (Though one has to be mindful in the application, as the strategy appears highly addictive.)
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