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Psychiatrists can't, because nothing can.

People don't want to internalize the reality that society relies on an overwhelming amount of trust and there will always be abuses of trust. There are thousands and thousands of systems to prevent abuses of trust, and establish trustworthy institutions in society, but they all come at a cost, and are all fallible.

cruise02 · 2013-10-23 · Original thread
> You'd have to define trust to understand and then answer the question.

Luckily there's a book that does that. Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive

dllthomas · 2013-10-22 · Original thread
'Honestly I'm not sure what a good solution would look like, but I don't think it's as simple as "trust us."'

This might be a good starting point:

setrofim_ · 2012-06-22 · Original thread
I've just finished reading Bruce Schneier's "Liars and Outliers":

Very interesting and gives you a lot to think about. Highly recommended.

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