Evolution? Not.

trust-chart


Source: Plotly via I Love Charts

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  1. Ouch. Hard to hit the ‘like’ button on this one, DK. Isn’t it sad?…. I grew up in a small Midwestern town where trust was the currency of the land. Statistics like these trouble me deeply…

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  2. My sentiments exactly Lori. As the polls say, we’re heading in the wrong direction.

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  3. a sad statement all around, but i understand the truth behind it. as for me, i tend to have an ‘i trust until you show me otherwise’ approach to life, and it has gotten me into trouble at times, but i still choose to err on the side of human nature being innately good in most cases.

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  4. It would be interesting to see how this study is broken down geographically too…..my parents in the Midwest, still don’t lock their doors.

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  5. My thoughts in short? The more anonymous we become to each other, the less value trust has a currency. And that is profoundly impactful – to our society, to our relationships, and to our development as people.

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  6. blimey – a sad day but perhaps understanding the way society is moving. The internet has provided a lot f access and exposed people to fraud in away that perhaps it wasnt possible in the past.

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  7. Sad, but true!

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  8. To be able to trust, one first must be trustworthy.

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  9. Has a lot to do with the growing epidemic of “greedy robots” in the United States!

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  10. I “like” the fact that you posted the chart, however I do not “like” the chart!!! 😦

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  11. True. I find that most people are getting rid of friends more often than they are making them. Disappointment, due to lack of trust.

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