Part 2: A Personal BS Problem
As previously noted, when it comes to addressing my experience with bullshit and personal struggle to reform, "I Can't Get No Satisfaction".
I reflect on my formative years to better understand why striving for honesty is hampered by a default BS behavior and fallback truthiness—the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak I guess—and why the process of unraveling it all remains a feat of Houdiniesque escatology.
Linked in this post (references and further reading)
- The Science of Truthiness
- What does it mean that the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak?
- What was Paul's thorn in the flesh?
- Kohlberg's Three Levels and Six Stages of Moral Reasoning
- Is Transparency The New Currency In The Age Of Unrelenting Bullshit?
- On the reception and detection of pseudo-profound bullshit
- "Radical transparency"
- Radical Transparency Can Reduce Bias — but Only If It's Done Right
- The Power of Vulnerability
- Honesty: The single most important leadership value
- How To Build High-Trust Relationships
- Study finds links between swearing and honesty
- Buried in bullshit
- The Art of Stretching the Truth
- Is the Theory of Emotional Intelligence a Scam?