Monthly Archives: July 2011

(*) How can I trust .. and end up in distrust?

Easily, I am afraid. Distrust is an attractive sliding scale, a vicious circle of mutual hostility that starts with trust. Doubt leads to suspicion, suspicion leads to provocation, provocation leads to misinterpretation – and this proves suspicion, even if this … Continue reading

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(*) How can I trust .. a camera pointing at my desk?

You are not really into the whole celebrity lifestyle, and the camera watching you at work is disturbing you. You are not alone – actually you are among the majority. Four out of five people will be somehow disturbed by … Continue reading

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(*) How can I trust .. and spy on my boyfriend?

You cannot spy and trust. You can verify and trust. Prudence is good. Paranoia is bad. Evidence builds trust. Suspicion breeds suspicion. Presume innocence. There is a fine line to thread, so as a general rule: don’t spy, but verify. … Continue reading

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(*) How can I trust .. my boss?

‘Within limits’ is the best answer you can get. He may be a nice and decent bloke, but when push comes to shove, he will be the guy to shove you off. That’s life. If you can accept those limitations, … Continue reading

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(*) How can I trust .. a trust seal?

You navigated to the web site that proudly displays a ‘trust seal’. You think that you are safe. That you can trust them. Sorry, but you are wrong. The site that displays the trust seal is unlikely to be trustworthy. … Continue reading

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