WHEN we were young, we were taught in school and by our parents not to lie. In relationships, as in so many other facets of life, honesty is undoubtedly the best policy. Why? Because a lie promotes distrust and when trust is broken, it is difficult to earn it back if at all. A relationship based on lies will not last forever. There will always be that doubt. Sabi nga ni Ms.Susan Roces, ang sinungaling ay kapatid ng magnanakaw.
And yet why do people lie? An article I came across says honesty is not always the best policy at work.
A new study finds that leaders appear more benevolent by using decepton to manage certain business situations. Telling the naked truth to your employees can result in panic, stress, or spite. Do you agree?
The study describes situations in which you can break from totally being honest such as giving beautiful feedback even if untrue just to get the better of people and to gain trust and confidence. This smacks of hypocrisy to some, to others it may be a marketing tactic to gain support at all cost.
I am interested to learn what the latest trust rating is of PNoy and his cabinet in the light of the Mamasapano massacre and its continuing saga. Results would validate whether his actions were correct or people perceive him as a liar.
God is great!