Monthly Aphorism: On Right Behavior

  • Do what’s right and sleep well at night

Father Vaughn taught that precept to everybody he managed: he expected complete technical and personal honesty. That meant you did your best, reported the facts, and didn’t tell different versions of the same story to different people.

It was painful to watch him in meetings with his manager who had, shall we say, a tendency to skew the truth in certain situations.

Dilbert is a documentary of what happens when you don’t live by that rule…