Integrity and Your Writing

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    "Quill"posted 8 years ago

    Integrity is important in all you write, no matter the subject do it with a solid base of who you are and what you stand for.

    Often there is confusion in what we write, a lose of what is reality and fantasy, maybe even fantasy in our own minds of the way see the world and people around us.

    Let us all choose our words carefully, what we write should be able to stand the test of time, we should be willing to accept the criticism and the praises alike.

    At the end of the day 'Let your yes be your yes and your no be your no". Respect is something that is gained through trust and trust is built on the integrity of the writer who releases words to be read by many.

    Blessings as always

    1. aka-dj profile image77
      aka-djposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      That holds true in all life matters, not just in writing, but I get what you mean.
      Blessings back at ya! big_smile

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        "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Hi aka and thanks for stopping by and yes you are so right...everything needs to be looked at in the light to see what we are doing...

        Blessings

    2. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      'Respect is something that is gained through trust and trust is built on the integrity of the writer who releases words to be read by many.'

      Respect is gained by being sincere and frontal, despite what it's written.



      'Let us all choose our words carefully, what we write should be able to stand the test of time, we should be willing to accept the criticism and the praises alike.'

      Being too careful, makes the words you write, lack of spontaneity and freshness.

      And what's integrity to you ? For me it's being sincere, no matter what.

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        "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Well stated and well thought out...

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        "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you tantrum and you are so right on all counts.

    3. gm0nk3y profile image58
      gm0nk3yposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      This philosophical post hurts my brain!

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        "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Sorry for the pain...

  2. Ohma profile image73
    Ohmaposted 8 years ago

    Very well said. and could not agree with this more!

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      "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Ohma and just something I think we all need to think about for certain...

      Blessings

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    poetlorraineposted 8 years ago

    i wonder why you wrote this...... i do understand the concept.

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      china manposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      This is written as a lead-in - another Christian door-knocker to engage you in 'nice' conversation then hold you down and try and stuff a bible into you. Or would that be unto you :-

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        poetlorraineposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        oh really now i understand.  i like the bible, but would not say people on hub pages appreciate being preached at not the time or place.....

      2. Ohma profile image73
        Ohmaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        With respect china man, I did not get that at all. I believe that th OP was suggesting that we should, when responding in the forums, be certain that what we are saying is going to be what we are willing to stand by tomorrow. Rather than replying in anger.

        1. Rafini profile image86
          Rafiniposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          makes sense to me...I guess.  smile

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          china manposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Sorry but I don't agree - there are a few threads like this popping up in the forums. If you can't spot the biblical preacher language and the crony who pops in a few posts down in support then wait and watch it pan out.

          1. aka-dj profile image77
            aka-djposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            So what are YOU doing here?
            It seems you are the first to mention "religion".
            Something fishy going on here.... lol lol

        3. tobey100 profile image59
          tobey100posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Seems to me the concept behind this sort of forum is anonymity which of itself tends to breed honesty.  Very few hubbers know who I really am therefore I can state my beliefs openly and honestly, never having to worry about modifying them to 'fit in'.  I know there are those that comment in forums to 'start something' and those that comment to indoctrinate.  Doesn't bother me.  The majority are sincere and honest.  I myself have written of personal experiences I'd never openly disclose to my friends.  I can 'spill my guts' so to speak without fear or embarrassment.

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            "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Hi Toby...Thank you and our integrity is so often revealed in who we are as well as what we write about.

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            china manposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            I agree completely with most of what you say and follow your comments with interest as we often post on the same threads. However, I do not believe this is the intention behind posting this thread. The intention is to engage in meaningless chit chat to get people to engage with the religious message that the poster wants to spread. Check out the bland answers and bless yo my sons and decide for yourself.  I have had this on my doorstep many times and the method is the same and the message just as redundant.

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        "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Certainly I am a Christian and there is no need to stuff any =thing at people all I intend is many be should think of what we write, if that touches a cord with you then I suppose you got the point...

        Blessings

  4. Phoenix Files profile image55
    Phoenix Filesposted 8 years ago

    I always write what I want to write and say what I mean to say.  it's the kind of thing that gets you into trouble but I don't care.  I don't generally edit my own material with the exception of profanity because I don't like to hear my own kids swear.  Even then, when I "edit" my own profanity i think it is generally still clear what I mean.
    Everyone knows what @ssh0le represents for example.  As far as subjects go I believe in writing about whatever you want to write about basically.

  5. thisisoli profile image71
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    People can always have a distorted view of the world through their own perceptions.

    A skilled writer can however convey their misconceptions eloquently.

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      "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the post and yes I agree...point well written...thank you.

      Blessings

  6. Will Apse profile image90
    Will Apseposted 8 years ago

    It's wrong to eat babies. I expect a thousand posters to agree with this vehemently. Or maybe they have better things to do.

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      china manposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Yes Will - I admire your humility and warm heartedness in your community and if only more bible babblers would babble a bit more about this then we could bibble babble even more !

      Quite agree Will, I am pleased to be the first of the thousand big_smilebig_smilebig_smile

  7. cheaptrick profile image72
    cheaptrickposted 8 years ago

    Observation: This is a very civil thread so far.Maybe the OP has brought that out...
    Integrity is generated by always holding to our Principles and maintaining our Dignity and That,IMO,is what lends Credibility to our Writing...But I'm sure I'm stating the Obvious lol.

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      "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for the pst and yes the obvious is before us...

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      "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you for sharing and yes I agree...

  8. theirishobserver. profile image58
    theirishobserver.posted 8 years ago

    the world is beautiful and Tantrum is Hublicious - hello smile

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Hello Irish !! smile

  9. Flightkeeper profile image70
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Hi Quill, those are good words to remember. I will definitely try although it's hard.

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      "Quill"posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      It is and again a reminder of what we say and do is a reflection of whom we become. Great post and thank you.

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    Vachtraposted 8 years ago

    I'm reminded of the old question of free speach.  When do we stop?  Should we yell fire in a crowded theater only to watch people trample each other to get out when there is no danger?

    Nothing here is that overt but as we back away from it toward normality how thourough should we be in checking our facts?

    The degree probably at first depends on the risk to the reader in following the advice or information.
    If there is no danger then on how we want to be viewed by others.  If we don't care about our reputation then any old thing will do.

  11. Internetwriter62 profile image80
    Internetwriter62posted 8 years ago

    I totally agree, I try to make sure that my hubs are consistent in how I present my beliefs. Even if I find that my views may not be very popular, I try to go with what I feel is right. I think it's important to do this, otherwise, you're nothing more than a "YesMan"

  12. Falsor Wing profile image79
    Falsor Wingposted 8 years ago

    What if you write for advertising money. really integrity only seems like it would get in the way.

  13. AEvans profile image78
    AEvansposted 8 years ago

    I completely agree when it comes to integrity! The words written can be there forever. smile

 
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