Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Tuesday, May 24, 2011
In an earlier entry, I had opined about why someone might want to work for Huntsville Hospital. As I had also noted, a related search term that led to this blog – “Why do you want to work at Huntsville Hospital” – was my source of inspiration for that particular entry.
In this entry, what I would like to do is to further define some standards and terms used to describe honesty, and then ask some critical questions about behavior those terms may describe.
Doubtless, there are numerous terms that can be used to describe one’s particular ability to tell truth. Among them are honesty, veracity, forthrightness (I really like that one), candor, accuracy, fidelity, constancy, certainty, factual, actuality, original, reality, verity, veracity, indisputable, uprightness, candid, and more.
And yet, for all the words that we use to describe truth, the question often remains whether we are truthful when we are not always forthcoming with ALL information.
For example, is it absolutely necessary to give every minute detail of every event in order to be truthful?
To answer that question, let’s consider the question “Which Major League Baseball team has won the most World Series?”
Perhaps the most straightforward answer would be Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Thursday, December 17, 2009
Brian Williams has reported Thursday, December 17, 2009 on the NBC Nightly News that,
“New York state finance officials said today Wall Street is on track to shatter all profitability records this year.
Profits came in at just under FIFTY BILLION dollars
- that’s profit for the first three quarters of 2009 –
and that is much more than was expected for the entire year,
and a stunning TWO-AND-A-HALF times more than the previous record set back in the year 2000.
Bonus payments for bankers and traders could be as much as FORTY percent HIGHER than last year.”
Download the New York State Comptroller‘s report – Review of the Financial Plan of the City of New York, December 2009, Report 16-2010, by Thomas P. DiNapoli, New York State Comptroller - here:
See NBC Nightly News video here:
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