Testing of Integrity
One can test a value system's integrity either:
- subjectively, by human constructs of accountability and internal consistency, or
- objectively, via the scientific method
Integrity Where the measures of the test are consensual only to the party being measured, the test is created by the same value system as the action in question and can result only in a positive proof. Thus, a neutral point of view requires testing measures consensual to anyone expected to believe the results. This counterintuitive process is normally uneventful.Integrity can also be referred to having honour, being honest being trustworthy and doing the right things.
Subjective testing measures integrity in relationship to human constructs. While some constructs, such as mathematics, are considered to be very reliable, all human constructs are subject to humanity's assumptions of cause and effect. To add causal testing of the greater universe, we employ the scientific method. on the other hand,
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... the scientific method assumes that a system with perfect integrity yields a singular extrapolation within its domain that one can test against observed results ... of the scientific hypothesis, integrity exists between the cause and effect of the hypothesis by way of its methods and measures ... Maintaining a neutral point of view requires scientific testing to be reproducible by independent parties ...
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