[x] Quotes from Akiyama Shinichi
People who are still tormented by their consciences are still worth saving.
People should be doubted. Many people misunderstand this concept. Doubting people is just a part of getting to know them. What many people call "trust" is really just giving up on trying to understand others, and that very act is far worse than doubting. It is actually "apathy".
Now, you’ve only got two different options to choose from: Prove that everything I just said was bullshit, or admit your guilt.
Humans, in general, feel uneasy when there’s dissonance between them and their external environment. And so, to cancel that uneasiness they try to synchronize (or make peace) with that environment.
A former teacher of mine, Okabe-sensei, was always saying this to me: 'To believe people is to doubt them.'... meaning if you keep doubting people and searching what's inside them, sooner or later you're bound to understand something about them. And when you do, you'll be able to entrust something to them. That is what it means to trust and believe.
I've already made up my mind, to the statement: "The most important thing in life is money". I answered "No".<br />
You gotta love humans. When everything sticks to the script, they can put on a great act. But as soon as something unexpected happens, they react completely true to their nature.