The Other Mind – Part Two | Are the Trustworthy too Trusting?

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In the first section of this article I focused on understanding ‘the other mind’ when communicating or crafting a message. Now, I will focus on a danger of ‘the other mind’ — the way trust works.

Unfortunately, people who are trustworthy are often too trusting. Conversely, those who can not be trusted, are frequently skeptical, doubting and have a hard time trusting anyone.

This is another ‘problem of the other mind’ and results directly from the idea that people fail to remember that everyone has their own view of the world. Read More