Brad Blanton, a sixty-six-year-old Virginia-based psychotherapist, says everybody would be happier if we just stopped lying. Tell the truth, all the time. Oversharing? No such thing.
I have a theory: I think Blanton devised Radical Honesty partly as a way to pick up women. It's a brilliant strategy. The antithesis of mind games.
Janelane, on Dmitri the stud:
At least he had the courtesy to tell her he was good in bed so she knew what she was missing out on!
It's all lies. But they're entertaining lies. And in the end, isn't that the real truth?
The answer ... is No.
I'm not saying we should stop, but I think we should at least examine which lies we tell and why.
If you're going to be a schmuck, at least you should find some redeeming quality in it.
One of the best parts of Radical Honesty is that I'm saving a whole lot of time.
Stop talking about time like you need to save it. You just need to use it better.
In some cultures you're supposed to be responsible out to the seventh generation -- that's about 200 years. But it goes right against self-interest.