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The Calumny of Apelles, Botticelli



Honesty is the best policy. If I lose mine honor, I lose myself [my self respect].

- William Shakespeare -



Is Honesty the Best Policy? Look at the Evidence


By Morris Davis

"Honesty is the best policy" and "cheaters never win" are among the best known sayings of all times, but are they true? Reality shows that society's reverence for these principles is betrayed by the fact that, all too often, it is the liars and cheaters we reward.

Jonah Lehrer was a bestselling author and a respected journalist until the summer of 2012 when the former Rhodes scholar and neuroscientist was shown to have engaged in a pattern of plagiarism and dishonesty. By early fall, the man who was once heralded as a prodigy had resigned from his post at the New Yorker, was reportedly terminated at Wired magazine, and the sale of his book Imagine was suspended.

Lehrer was paid $20,000 to speak at a Knight Foundation event in Miami earlier this month where he blamed his ethical lapses on his own arrogance, need for attention and ability to make excuses to himself for his conduct. The Knight Foundation, an organization that touts its commitment to "journalistic excellence", issued an apology the next day, saying it "should not have put itself into a position tantamount to rewarding people who have violated the basic tenets of journalism".

The Knight Foundation is not alone; in fact, rewarding Jonah Lehrer for a talk about his dishonesty is not atypical behavior. We make millionaires and heroes out of professional athletes who swear publicly that they do not cheat when we know that they do. We idolize celebrities who lie to us about everything from their sobriety to their fidelity. We say we distrust government and that nearly all of our politicians are dishonest, yet we keep re-electing ethically challenged candidates who talk about their dedication to public service while serving their own interests.

Disgraced former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford lied when he said he was hiking the Appalachian Trail while he was really in Argentina carrying on an affair with his mistress. Even though he weathered the immediate storm and completed his term as governor, he paid $74,000 to settle dozens of ethics charges related to his campaign spending and personal travel, and he was censured by the state legislature. A few years later – and despite a chorus of public complaints about the lack of trust in the integrity of members of Congress – Sanford is a leading contender for a vacant seat in the US House of Representatives.

Former professional cyclist Lance Armstrong finally came clean and admitted that he doped, but it was years of cheating and lying that propelled him from obscurity as a mediocre racer to enormous wealth and legendary status. When the dust of the doping scandal eventually settles, and even with his reputation tarnished forever, Armstrong will still be the most famous cyclist in the world, and will likely spend his days enjoying what remains of the wealth cheating and lying earned him.

On the other hand, society often penalizes those who have the audacity to tell the truth. PJ Crowley was assistant secretary of State for public affairs when, in March 2011, he described the military's pre-trial treatment of Army Private Bradley Manning – the person alleged to have provided classified documents to WikiLeaks – as "ridiculous and counterproductive and stupid". Crowley was gone from the State Department three days later. In January 2013, the military judge presiding over the Manning trial reached the same conclusion as had Crowley about abusive treatment, although she did not use his exact words; she awarded Manning extra time off of any sentence he might receive if he is convicted.

In 2004, Army Specialist Joe Darby came forward and turned over photographs of detainee abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison, sparking an investigation into what would become an iconic part of the Iraq war. As a result, Darby and his family spent months at an undisclosed location under continuous security – not because of threats from the enemy, but because of threats from his fellow Americans.

The soldier with the integrity to step up and report criminal conduct was dubbed "a borderline traitor" and "a rat", and many took shots at his patriotism. Darby said:

"People are pissed because I turned in an American soldier for abusing an Iraqi. They don't care about right and wrong."

If the merit of a policy can be measured by the extent society tends to reward compliance and penalize non-compliance, then the premise that honesty is the best policy is itself dishonest. Instead, as Joe Darby suggests, it is not so much a question of right or wrong, honesty or cheating, as it is a question of whether people hear what they want to hear and see what they want to see. In a tangible sense, it can be more rewarding to give the masses a false sense of well-being or pander to their preconceived notions than it is to be honest and potentially cause them doubt or disappointment.

In his farewell address, President George Washington said:

"I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy."

Maybe, some day, Washington will be right, but today, he is not. If honesty really was the best policy and cheaters never won, then the Knight Foundation would not have made over a check that should have never been written and candidates whose conduct undermines faith in government would never get re-elected.

As a society, we should not complain about dishonesty and cheating when we keep rewarding vices as if they were virtues.

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We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, 
but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter.
-Denis Diderot


 

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Pyotr Grigorenko


Petro Grigorenko or Petro Hryhorovych Hryhorenko or Pyotr Grigoryevich Grigorenko (Ukrainian:Петро́ Григо́рович Григоре́нко,Russian: Пётр Григо́рьевич Григоре́нко; October 16, 1907 – February 21, 1987) was a high-rankedSoviet Army commander of Ukrainiandescent, later a prominent Soviethuman rights activist, dissident and writer.


Early life

Petro Grigorenko was born in a village of rural Zaporizhzhia Oblast, Ukraine(then in the Russian Empire). He went on a military career and reached high ranks during World War II. After the war, being a decorated veteran, he left active career and taught at the Frunze Military Academy, reaching the rank of aMajor General.

In 1949, Grigorenko defended his Ph.D. thesis on the theme “Features of the organization and conduct of combined offensive battle in the mountains.”[1]

In 1960, he completed the work on his doctoral thesis.[2]


Dissident activities

In 1961 Grigorenko criticized Nikita Khrushchev's policies and was transferred toRussian Far East as punishment. In 1963 he created the Union of Struggle for the Restoration ofLeninism. In the 1970s Grigorenko became a member of the Moscow Helsinki Watch Group. The authorities sent him to a psychiatric imprisonment psikhushka from 1964–1965, and he was stripped of his military rank, medals, and retirement benefits.[3]

After his release, Grigorenko actively participated in the struggle for theCrimean Tatar autonomy. He also demonstrated against the 1968 Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia and became a leading figure in Soviet human rights movement along with his fellow celebrated dissidents Vladimir Bukovsky,Andrei Sakharov, Alexander Yesenin-Volpin and others.[3]

He was arrested on May 7, 1969 and incarcerated for five years. Colonel-Doctor Lunts diagnosed his activities as evidence of paranoid schizophrenia and arranged to have him sent to the Chernyakhovsk prison hospital. On January 17, 1971 Grigorenko was asked whether he had changed his convictions and replied that "Convictions are not like gloves, one cannot easily change them".[4]

In 1971, Dr. Semyon Gluzman wrote a psychiatric report on Grigorenko.[5]Gluzman came to the conclusion that Grigorenko was mentally sane and had been taken to mental hospitals for political reasons.[5] In the late 1970s and early 1980s, Gluzman was forced to serve seven years in labor camp and three years in Siberian exile for refusing to diagnose Grigorenko as having the mental illness.[6]

Grigorenko was one of the first who questioned the official Soviet version ofWorld War II history. He pointed out that just prior to the German attack on June 22, 1941, vast Soviet troops were concentrated in the area west ofBiałystok, deep in occupied Poland, getting ready for a surprise offensive, which made them vulnerable to be encircled in case of surprise German attack. His ideas were later advanced by Viktor Suvorov.

In 1977, when Grigorenko left for medical treatment in the United States, he was stripped of his Soviet citizenship.

Being in USA since 1977, Petro Hryhorenko took an active part in the activities of the Ukrainian Helsinki Group foreign affiliate.[7]

In 1979 in New York, Grigorenko was examined by the team of psychologists and psychiatrists including Alan A. Stone, the then President of American Psychiatric Association.[8] The team came to conclusion that they could find no evidence of mental disease in Grigorenko and his history consistent with mental disease in the past.[8]

In 1981, Pyotr Grigorenko told about his psychiatric examinations, hospitalizations, life, and views in his memoirs V Podpolye Mozhno Vstretit Tolko Krys (In Underground One Can Meet Only Rats).[9] In 1982, the book was translated into English under the title Memoirs.[10]

Only in 1992, the official post-mortem forensic psychiatric commission of experts met at Grigorenko’s homeland removed the stigma of mental patient from him and confirmed that the debilitating treatment he underwent in high security psychiatric hospitals for many years was groundless.[11]:23 The 1992 psychiatric examination of Grigorenko was described by the Nezavisimiy Psikhiatricheskiy Zhurnal in its numbers 1–4 of 1992.[12][13]




If you shut up truth and bury it under the ground, it will but grow, 
and gather to itself such explosive power that the day it bursts through 
it will blow up everything in its way.
- Emile Zola -



Books



References

  1. (Russian) . Франкфурт-на-Майне: Посев. 1971. p. 118.

  2. (Russian) "Григоренко Пётр Григорьевич (1907-1987)". The Sakharov Center. Retrieved 20 July 2011. (The biography of Grigorenko on the website of the Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center)

  3. Bio at Gen. Petro Grigorenko Foundation, Inc

  4. Barron, John. KGB: The Secret Work of Soviet Secret Agents. 1974.

  5. Medicine betrayed: the participation of doctors in human rights abuses. Zed Books. 1992. p. 73. ISBN 1-85649-104-8.

  6. Sabshin, Melvin (2008).Changing American psychiatry: a personal perspective. American Psychiatric Pub. p. 95. ISBN 1-58562-307-5.

  7. "Права человека в России", Human rights network, in Russian

  8. Abuse of psychiatry in the Soviet Union: hearing before the Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, House of Representatives, Ninety-eighth Congress, first session, September 20, 1983.Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office. 1984. p. 74.

  9. (Russian) Григоренко, Пётр (1981). В подполье можно встретить только крыс.... Детинец: Нью-Йорк. (The Russian text of the book in full is available online on the website of the Andrei Sakharov Museum and Public Center by click)

  10. Grigorenko, Petr (1982).Memoirs. New York: Norton.ISBN 0-393-01570-X.

  11. (Russian) Коротенко, Ада; Аликина, Наталия (2002).Советская психиатрия: Заблуждения и умысел. Киев: Издательство «Сфера». p. 23.ISBN 966-7841-36-7.

  12. Савенко, Юрий (2009). "20-летие НПА России".Nezavisimiy Psikhiatricheskiy Zhurnal (№ 1): 5–18. ISSN 1028-8554. Retrieved 20 July 2011.

  13. Савенко, Юрий (2004)."Отчетный доклад о деятельности НПА России за 2000-2003 гг.". Nezavisimiy Psikhiatricheskiy Zhurnal (№ 2).ISSN 1028-8554. Retrieved 20 July 2011.




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The highest compact we can make with our fellow is - 
"Let there be truth between us two forevermore."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson -


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Peace, friendship and prosperity are properties of quasi dynamic systems.

Honesty presupposes transparency, while dishonesty presupposes covertness.

Our activities may be either transparent or covert. Transparency drains no extra effort, while covertness does. Retaining covertness presupposes enforcing informational compartmentalization.

Information allocation quasi follows the 2nd law of thermodynamics. For this reason, informational compartmentalization is an activity against the nature of most of the dynamic systems.

If informational compartmentalization is manifested within a dynamic system, then, this system, after a finite period of time, may become either not viable or deterministic.

If a nation, or a family or a person enjoys peace, friendship and prosperity then, by definition, that nation, or that family or that person, is devoted to honesty.





When I tell any truth, 
it is not for the sake of convincing 
those who do not know it, 
but for the sake of defending those that do.
- William Blake -



Note: the photos were from here, here and here.

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