Is it lying to pretend to be listening?


#1

During class, when I daydream or when I can’t understand the lecture, I nod to the teacher to make him or her think I’m listening. I do it mostly to stay out of trouble, but also to make the teacher feel appreciated. But since I’m not really listening, is nodding and eye contact equivalent to sinning?


#2

If you're alert enough to nod and make eye contact, you are listening more than you thought. But the teacher probably isn't paying attention to you. :D


#3

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