Post a total of 3 substantive responses over 2 separate days for full participation. This includes your initial post and 2 replies to other students.
Due Day 3
Expertise doesn’t transfer automatically from one field to another: Being an expert in one area does not automatically qualify a person as an expert (or even as competent) in other areas. Is it the same with dishonesty? Many people think dishonesty does transfer, that being dishonest in one area automatically discredits that person in all areas. For example, when Bill Clinton lied about having sexual encounters with his intern, some said he couldn’t be trusted about anything.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
- If someone is known to have been dishonest about one thing, should we automatically be suspicious of his or her honesty regarding other things?