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Test Your Trust …
March 16, 2018, 6:15 am
Filed under: A Bit Of Inspiration, Attitude & Aptitude, Friendship

A while back I wrote about how someone had betrayed my trust.

Well someone sent me a video about an experiment that took place in Amsterdam in 1980 to explore what trust means.

It’s a very simple test and yet – thanks to the lapel microphones – you can hear how the participants breathing reveals their nervousness.

At the end of the day, trust is only demonstrated when it’s tested and that’s why, when you find someone you can rely on, you hold on to them life your life depends on it.

Because one day, it just might.

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12 Comments so far
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most antifuckingclimatic post ever. and thats saying something with this blog.

Comment by andy@cynic

Isn’t this one of those dirty phone calls from the 70s?

Comment by DH

did you get your revenge on that fucker who fucked you over.
say yes and i might be a slither proud of you.

Comment by andy@cynic

I don’t trust that video.

Comment by John

I don’t trust planners, celery or this blog.

Comment by DH

As with everything, there is a story behind this piece. In fact ‘trust’ played a central role in the lives of Abramović and Ulay. There would have been a time in their relationship where Ulay would have probably let that arrow fly.

Here, for those of you interested in the story:

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/marina-abramovic-ulay-relationship-interview-1045136

Comment by Marcus Brown

youve become fucking doddsy.

Comment by andy@cynic

That’s a fantastic back story, thank you Marcus.

Comment by Rob

My pleasure. I’m here to remind you what you’ve already written about.

Comment by Marcus Brown

You’re like an altzhiemer cure Marcus.

Comment by DH

I also inadvertently wrote about them a while back:

https://tinyurl.com/y9et7joh

Comment by Rob

I know Sarah loves me, but I would still be nervous if I did this test with her.

Comment by Pete




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