Does age affect trust?

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Post by k2rugman » 15 Nov 2017, 18:50

I think it's very common for young people to not be trusted. I feel it would be good for people to trust younger people more as it could teach those young people the value of being trustworthy.

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Post by Spirit Wandering » 15 Nov 2017, 20:33

I don't think Sarah's age was the issue. Often, people don't want others (of any age) to show them things they are not ready to see.
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Post by CommMayo » 15 Nov 2017, 22:53

Spirit Wandering wrote:I don't think Sarah's age was the issue. Often, people don't want others (of any age) to show them things they are not ready to see.
That is a very good point! I agree that many people can be blind to the truth if they are not ready to accept reality.

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Post by The Researcher » 16 Nov 2017, 00:03

No, I think that the young can be trusted more as they do not know how to fabricate lies.
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Post by CommMayo » 16 Nov 2017, 10:05

The Researcher wrote:No, I think that the young can be trusted more as they do not know how to fabricate lies.
Haha. You need to meet my three year old niece if you think young can't fabricate lies. She once convinced her dad that she just needed to hold onto three cookies, but she didn't want to eat them. Two minutes later three cookies were in her mouth and we were questioning the smarts of my brother in law!

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Post by CaitlinGonya » 19 Nov 2017, 10:12

Age absolutely effects trust. My mother never trusted me when I was a teenager. Now, as an adult, she is discovering just how wrong she was, but it has put a significant strain on our relationship. People are either too harsh in their views about teens or are too accommodating. There has to be a middle ground

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Post by Paul78 » 19 Nov 2017, 16:45

Age and trust. Of course in some ages the people tend to doubt and as they grow up then it is established that they either can or cannot be trusted.
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Post by Anirudh Badri » 20 Nov 2017, 14:53

These are not questions with meaningful answers when devoid of context. Children raised in sheltered environments are much more trustworthy than a child who grows up on the street, for example.
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Post by Whitney Marchelle » 20 Nov 2017, 17:26

Hmm. I think age may affect trust When we are younger, we always want others to be trustworthy, but may not have learned that it has to go both ways as well.

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Post by vaz222 » 20 Nov 2017, 22:32

Of course it does. I'm the youngest at my job and they treat me like a little kid. They act as if they're better and more knowledgable be default because they're older. I think the situation varies but I am convinced that in most cases age will affect trust.
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Post by ritah » 21 Nov 2017, 01:45

Amagine wrote:
Salsabila wrote:
BoyLazy wrote: Her character was more matured and learned quickly.
So right. Sarah is more mature than the traditional 13 year old but I surely believe had she been a bit older maybe at 20 Tom would have believed her first incident with the bear.
That could possibly be true. Or he might have thought she was crazy while with a child you just think they have a huge imagination.
True. I think most people would think this way - either she has a big imagination or she's crazy depending on her age.

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Post by JadeK » 21 Nov 2017, 13:57

Unfortunately, I think that age has a lot to do with being trusted or not. Children are not often trusted as a result of their age. That isn't to say that children cannot be trusted. I think adults look at children as if they cannot see the truth and have big imaginations that they can believe to be the truth when it isn't. I think that Sarah had a number of things against her when it came to believing her besides her age but I think her age was a larger part of it.

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Post by Adedola » 22 Nov 2017, 17:55

I don't believe age should affect trust.
Maturity, responsibility, accountability & results can affect trust.

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Post by EMoffat » 23 Nov 2017, 05:30

I think that people are less inclined to trust the stories of younger people believing they could imagine them more easily than others. However, it is when you are young and more nieve that you are less likely to lie

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Post by Ariana sandhu » 23 Nov 2017, 18:34

Honesty age doesn’t make a difference when it comes to Sarah.

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