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Words…

In elementary school when a classmate would say mean things to another student the recipient would often respond with, “sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt me!” Little did we know how untrue that little … Continue reading

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Truth or Consequences…

There is a game people sometimes play…I have not ever played it myself…where the participants are challenged to tell the truth about some deep dark secret or, if they would rather keep it a secret, false the consequences, which typically … Continue reading

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Honesty…

In the new age of “truth 2.0” where truth can apparently be determined by how I happen to feel at the moment, honesty becomes gets turned on its head as well. The way this might work out practically is that … Continue reading

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Dishonesty…

The most dangerous lie is the lie that is closest to the the truth because it seems believable. One of the things I have noticed about habitual liars—whose intent it is to deceive people—is that they tend to project the … Continue reading

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Tell the Truth…

In Dr. Jordan Peterson’s bestselling book “12 Rules for Life” he gives some practical instruction for including rules like “stand up straight” and “tell the truth”. His straight shooting style of communication is attractive to many, but there are some … Continue reading

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What is Truth?

I am reminded of a little anecdote I read a few years ago describing a wealthy businessman interviewing candidates who had applied to be his personal accountant. His interview with each one was very short. He asked them one question, … Continue reading

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Lying Fools…

There is much talk these days of what is or isn’t fake news. What is true and what is not—fact checking the fact checkers. In the final analysis it more or less comes down to what one chooses to believe. … Continue reading

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