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Is honesty the best policy?

  1. nifty@50 profile image74
    nifty@50posted 7 years ago

    Is honesty the best policy?

  2. jennshealthstore profile image89
    jennshealthstoreposted 7 years ago

    Of course it is. It should be the only policy!

  3. Vanrentals profile image56
    Vanrentalsposted 7 years ago

    Honesty is a relative concept. It tends to depend on who you are dealing with and the level of respect that you have for the person.

    In the film "The Wild Bunch" Ernest Borgnine and William Holden are arguing over a past associate who has teamed up with the railroad company to track them down. Borgnine is revolted by the actions of the man while Holden counters "He gave his word to the railroad". Borgnine scoffs and replies "its not your word that counts, but who you give it to!"

  4. jite profile image37
    jiteposted 7 years ago

    Yes,Honesty is the best policy.Sometime it feels otherwise but ultimately it found true.

  5. Wallet profile image56
    Walletposted 7 years ago

    Yes, when you make a promise to your customer, make sure you deliver. Your customers will love you and give you refer you to their friends.

  6. Jaggedfrost profile image78
    Jaggedfrostposted 7 years ago

    Like all policies honesty as a word is something that while the individual is expected to be honest people in general cannot stand honesty in every circumstance and if you get around someone who is "too honest" even if he doesn't do so hypocritically  you will find him constantly giving offense.  People don't mind those who when addressed in public for some matter of honor are willing to give forthright information but if emotions get in the way people would rather only hear what they want to hear and they will ask you for the truth when they are good and ready to thank you very much!