Imagine that a news reporter is coming to your house to do a report on you.
They plan on interviewing your friends, your family members, your employers, and your coworkers in an effort to portray a fair and balanced picture of you. Moreover, in the name of being objective, scientifically rigorous, and intellectually honest, they decide to interview a few old rivals, a couple of former enemies, and 1-2 of your ex-girlfriends/ex-boyfriends.
This news story about your life would then be broadcast all over the world ensuring that people everywhere based their perception of you on whatever narrative the reporters decided to go with.
How would that make you feel? Would you be nervous? If so, why? Is it because you have something to hide or is it because you know how easy it is for people to misinterpret, misinform, miscommunicate, and misunderstand things?
We’ve all heard the Golden Rule…
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