How Can I Be Whole?: What It Means to Have Integrity

Integrity. We throw that word around more than Tony Romo throws a football.

“We have to protect the integrity of the investigation.”

“I am really doing this album for my artistic  integrity.”

“The integrity of our military defenses has been compromised.”

“Our professional values are transparency, honesty, and integrity.”

The Oscars recently banned voters from attending parties thrown by film companies after the release of the nominees. Why? To protect, “the integrity of the awards process,” says Academy President, Tom Sherak.

We use this word about institutions, investigations, individuals, and inanimate objects. I often wonder if it has much meaning when we say it anymore. Read more of this post