Thought for today:
‘Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden.’
— Gaius Julius Phaedrus
#thoughtfortoday #trust #paranoia #suspicion #Phaedrus
I have that feeling.
I am worried about paranoia or unwarranted suspicion.
Something happened this week which has made my antennae twitch.
Is there more to this than meets the eye?
Is there a hidden meaning?
How do I find out?
This is a simplification and an amalgam of several client conversations.
Where is the balance between protective enquiry and unhealthy suspicion or obsession?
There is a feeling that accepting, trusting and assuming leaves us vulnerable to exploitation.
Where do you think the line should be drawn?
Personally, I try to trust everyone until they prove me wrong.