Trustworthiness goes a bit beyond honesty and reliability and seems to imply that you also take care to have a reputation for those things: to make sure people are aware that you are someone they can put their trust in.
Also, if we’re trustworthy, people will trust us with their wisdom, which will help us in the other virtues: “Those who trust us educate us.” (George Eliot, Daniel Deronda)
Virtues possibly in tension¶
How to acquire or strengthen it¶
Notes and links¶
- One of the virtues in the Boy Scout Law