A Person should not be too honest; Straight Trees are cut first

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Aanchal said:   1 decade ago
We are living in an artificial world, full of corruption and materialistic people. So i don't think being too honest in such a phase would let one survive. Inorder to be successful and achieve the highest goals in one's life it would definitely a correct step if one has to be dishonest in some way of his/her goal. I won't say this thing has to be followed always but yes when required it should be. Being completely honest and not achieving what one believes to have rather ruining one's own dreams is not good. A slightly bent tree has an advantage to survive more than a straight tree.

Ashraw said:   1 decade ago
Honesty is a positive thing and lying is negative. But we all have this perception that honesty will always lead to good and lying will always result in bad. The decision to be honest or to lie should depend upon the end result that your truth or lie may result into.

Aruns said:   1 decade ago
I do agree the same and always honesty in all the dealing both in professional and personal would't be a rewarding one rather than this world definitely to become you as a dishonest person. People in india doing dishonest thing for achiving and getting some personal needs like, bribe to police, donation from new student etc., How many of them in the 100 Cr. people in india, paying tax regularly?? how many indian political leader have account in swis bank to hiding black money ???

Saurabh said:   1 decade ago
In my opinion less and more honesty doesn't mean anything. An honest person does not fear from the results or change his decision either by thinking about it. And honesty is the best policy and needs no compromise for it.

Swety said:   1 decade ago
I think the topic should be seen as applying the honesty towards achieving goals. When we are aiming at our goals, our culture tells us to follow honesty. But we should not be too honest that will come as hindrance to achieve the goal. I mean sometimes there needs to make compromise which will not foul with our honesty but make a way towards our target. Sometimes too much honesty is seen as stubbornness.
We call a person successful who knows to how to back a step to move two step forward. That is the reason a car has the back gear. It is nothing with too much honesty. Infact in that case it is the showing off honesty. We should be honest to our ethics and at the same times careful about our goal to reach so that it would never stop in half way like the straight trees cut first.

Chandan said:   1 decade ago
It is a good thing that a person should be honest because honesty is the best policy, not for limited time but for ever but sometimes it becomes a bottleneck. It doesn't mean that we should leave honesty but we should show our honesty in a different manner according to the time, situation and before the person whom we are going to be treated by. We should also be diplomatic in nature as well as honest according to the situation and requirement while coming across a person so that we wouldn't be cheated by him.

In other words we can say we should be honest but careful. We should be like straight trees but solid rather than soft for not to be cut easily.

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