Sam Harris's Lying PDF

By Sam Harris

ISBN-10: 1940051010

ISBN-13: 9781940051017

Because it was once in Anna Karenina, Madame Bovary, and Othello, so it's in lifestyles. so much varieties of inner most vice and public evil are kindled and sustained by means of lies. Acts of adultery and different own betrayals, monetary fraud, executive corruption—even homicide and genocide—generally require an extra ethical disorder: a willingness to lie.

In Lying, best-selling writer and neuroscientist Sam Harris argues that we will extensively simplify our lives and increase society by way of purely telling the reality in events the place others frequently lie. He specializes in "white" lies—those lies we inform for the aim of sparing humans discomfort—for those are the lies that almost all frequently tempt us. and so they are typically the one lies that reliable humans inform whereas imagining that they're being stable within the method.

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Yes No 8. Do you plan to allow customers and other third parties to post comments on your business blogs? Yes No 9. Are you prepared to review all content and comments before they are posted on corporate-sponsored blogs to help ensure that your company does not run afoul of laws and regulations? Yes No 10. Does your organization have in place a policy governing the retention of electronic business records, including blog posts and readers’ comments? Yes No 28 THE CASE FOR STRATEGIC BLOG MANAGEMENT 11.

2 In other words, it is the nature of the content (what is written), not the technology that is used (blog software) to produce the content (posts and comments), that counts when it comes to creating business records, evidence, and risks. Consequently, ‘‘employers may be legitimately concerned about the 47 48 LEGAL RISKS AND REGULATORY RULES IN THE BLOGOSPHERE potential for inadvertent or intentional disclosure of confidential information or trade secrets. They may worry that employees will discuss business matters without the knowledge or oversight of management.

Discovery Disasters: Mismanagement of Electronic Business Records On company-sponsored blogs, employee writers and third-party commenters may be creating electronic business records that the company is obligated to formally save and store. ’’15 Ironically, that record could be used as evidence for—or against—the blogger and the blogger’s employer should a workplace lawsuit be filed and blog posts be subpoenaed. 4. Public Relations Nightmares: Blog Storms Sink Corporate Reputations Anyone with a computer and Internet access (or a cell phone) can create a blog and start posting commentary—including negative, critical, or defamatory remarks about any individual or organization—within minutes.

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