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Who will trust Sook-Yin - especially when she wants to blindfold them
and walk them down the street? We'll find out.
According to Diana Frances
, there are two words that are a sure-fire
sign that the person speaking to you is NOT to be trusted. Those two
magic words? "Trust me." She'll tell us how she discovered that on a
very, very high cliff.
You probably think you have a good "trust-o-meter." But admit it...
somewhere along the line, you've probably been scammed. Why do we fall
for it? Iris Yudai explains why that "trust-o-meter" might be rustier
than you think.
Marriage comes with a lot of trust. In particular, marriage usually
means "I trust you're not going to sleep with anyone else." So when that
trust is broken, how do you rebuild it? Greg and Daphne Calver will
tell us their story.
At some point in your life, you've probably felt the sting of broken
trust. Sadly, for some of us, this pain comes early on at the hands of
someone we once looked up to and admired. Hockey star Theo Fleury
tell us what that kind of breach of trust did to him... and how he's learned to
live with the aftermath.
So how much do you trust the people in your neighbourhood? Do you trust
them enough to, say, leave your unattended wallet out in the open?
Ottawa-based writer Andrea Tomkins
did... just to see what would happen.
Her hope was that the wallet would last a full 30 days, unattended, at a
coffee shop. So did it? We'll find out.
Sometimes it's hard to know who to trust. But there are some basic
guidelines. The police: yes. Knife-wielding stranger: not so much. But as Tori
Allen discovered, sometimes the rules aren't that fixed.
It's a hard lesson, but one we all learn eventually: not everyone can be
trusted. What was that moment for you? Sook-Yin takes to the street to
When a small-town rock band wants to tour the world, they need a tour
manager they can trust. Does a complete stranger in Brazil count? We'll
find out what happened when Hollerado
took a leap of faith, and hear a
There's a certain level of trust involved in a business contract:
you're going to pay, and someone is going to provide goods or services.
Sook-Yin will tell us how that trust was breached when she dealt with
"The Squirrel Man."
You may find it difficult to trust others. But how much do you trust
yourself? And how much should you trust yourself? We'll ask ask Jonah
, author of How We Decide, a book that looks at the ways we make
And here's this week's playlist:
- "Kiss That Grrrl"
- "Who Do You Trust?"
- "Trust Us"
Krista L.L. Muir
- "Leave Alight"
- "Trust Me"
The White Stripes
- "Walking With a Ghost"
- "Sleep Tonight"
- "Hard Love" (live in studio)
- "This'll Never Last"