. . . truthfulness and lie are the most far-reaching significance for relations among men.

12 Feb

. . . truthfulness and lie are the most far-reaching significance for relations among men.
. . . Our modern life is based to a much larger extent than is usually realized upon the faith in the honesty of the other. [An example is] our science, in which most scholars must use innumerable results of other scientists which they cannot examine.

– George Simmel

Richard de Mille, Ed. The Don Juan Papers Further Castaneda Controversies (Santa Barbara, Ross Erikson Publishers, 1980) p. 8

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