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truth-telling

Ethics A component of ethical behavior required of physicians–by the dictums of the Hippocratic Oath and integral to a high standard of professional behavior. See Arato v Avedon, Doctor-patient interaction, Hippocratic Oath, Information overload, Paternalism, Therapeutic privilege.
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Truth-telling informed by Christian Science also focuses much less on the surface evidence -- the "face of the sky" -- and much more on the "signs of the times," to take a riff from Jesus's statement in Matthew 16:3.
No more poignant example of fanaticism is imaginable than the devotion to abstract principle - truth-telling - revealed by this case.
In the play, an idealistic outsider's gratuitous truth-telling destroys a family.
Honesty and truth-telling are ethical values that society deems desirable.
These youngsters may represent a transitional phase of development from truth-telling to deception, or they may be poor deceivers, Lewis says.
'Our democracy is sick and truth-telling is the only antidote,' Morales told the Second Conference on Democracy and Disinformation in Taguig City.
But Reverend Albert Hale, from the First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, Illinois, reported,"I have never heard even an enemy accuse him of intentional dishonesty." As Lincoln himself put it,"I am glad of all the support I can get anywhere, if I can get it without practicing any deception to obtain it." He connected the commitment to truth-telling to democracy itself:"I am a firm believer in the people.
She examines sustaining dominant narratives, transitional justice and reconciliation, dead body politics, toward a narrative pachacutic in the novel Rose Cuchillo, collaborative truth-telling: the art of Edilberto Jimenez and the Chungui testimonies, and reconciling through other knowledge: the yuyarisun contests in Ayacucho.
I will show that truth-telling is then the optimal strategy.Bayesian markets reward truth-telling the same way as prediction markets (betting markets) reward people for reporting their true subjective probabilities about observable events.
The former Alaska governor said told Breitbart News that there needs to be 'more truth-telling in the media' and called for fellow conservatives to follow her lead and expand their audience.
In June of 2008, Prime Minister Stephen Harper formally apologized to the survivors of Canada's Indian Residential Schools and the Canadian government subsequently established a Truth and Reconciliation Commission tasked with undertaking a truth-telling and reconciliation process, producing a report on the residential school system and its aftermath, and making recommendations to government based on its findings.
There is an incident of cross burning in the black district of Memphis (based on an historical event), and there is truth-telling about the feelings of the black musicians as they see their music being co-opted by Elvis, without his acknowledging his debt to them.