trustingness


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Noun1.trustingness - the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of otherstrustingness - the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others; "the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity"
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
credulity - tendency to believe readily
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This reframes what the original consumer concerns present as a problem of the food system's trustworthiness to an issue of consumer "trustingness." This reframe, and the consequential suggestion of consumer education as the solution, is rife within academic literature on the topic, and among regulatory authorities and the food industry (Hansen et al.
To get into one's values with another requires a trustingness and a willingness to risk letting someone get close enough to see some of one's "scummy" values that need to be changed.
More specific virtues related to fairness include truthfulness and trustingness, which is a reasonable willingness to trust others (the opposite of both suspiciousness and gullibility).