By Diana Hsieh
In Sunday's Philosophy in Action Webcast, I discussed admitting mistakes. The question was:
Should you always own up to your mistakes? Recently, I made a huge mistake at work, accidentally discarding some very important files. When inquiry was made, I denied knowing anything about it. Should I have fessed up?My answer, in brief:
Everyone makes mistakes, and it's neither moral nor practical to conceal your mistakes by deception. Don't evade your problems – face them openly and fix them!Here's the video of my full answer:
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