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The Ten Biggest Myths of Integrity

 

Myth #1:  Integrity is an obsolete, old-fashioned concept.

Myth #2:  Moral and ethical codes of conduct are only for religious fanatics.

Myth #3:  Integrity is a not based on any universal principles, rather it depends on the whims of each person in their own situation.

Myth #4:  Honoring your word as yourself puts unnecessary limitations on personal freedom.

Myth #5:  Being true to your emotions and personal desires in any given moment is more empowering than honoring what you said you would do.

Myth #6:  Freedom is being free to choose which commitments to keep and not to keep in any given moment depending on your feelings.

Myth #7:  Its possible to build character without having to make and keep commitments.

Myth #8:  Integrity is not about listening to and following your conscience.

Myth #9:  In a world of greed and selfishness, its not necessary to get hung up on keeping your word.

Myth #10:  Honest and decent people are doormats for everyone else to walk all over.

 

 

 

 


"...This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man."

-William Shakespeare Hamlet

"Integrity without knowledge is weak and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful."

-Samuel Johnson       

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