Category Archives: Truthfulness

Smouldering disobedience

Norman Vincent Peale, author of the Power of Positive Thinking, tells how as a young boy he found a cigar behind his house, lit it up and puffed away, not enjoying it but feeling very grown up. Then, to his … Continue reading

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A Class Act

The term “class act,” describes behavior so virtuous that it puts normal behavior to shame. It was a class act when wealthy Benjamin Guggenhiem, gave his life jacket to a woman passenger on the Titanic and then put on white … Continue reading

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The Triple-filter Test

Socrates ,widely acknowledged to be the wisest of men, was once approached by a friend with a bit of gossip about a rival philosopher. But Socrates refused to listen until he’d passed what Socrates called the triple filter test. The … Continue reading

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