Replying to: Coralie Mercier
You are right that for most, it’s challenging to separate a person from their work, and that what you know of a person has an influence. But I think it goes both ways. There’s a tremendous advantage for someone who is likable due to their actions or/and who they are.
So given most people won’t take a lot into consideration and will likely conflate who an individual is and what they do, it behooves us to be the best we can. Then, we no longer need to worry too much about what people really know about us, or how they really perceive (...)