View Full Version : Withholding information versus Officiousness?

05-31-2015, 02:12 PM
I am listing this under science because it involves sociology.

As you know, withholding information necessary to solve a problem is an unethical act. However, volunteering information that is a distraction is a form of officiousness. Where is the line between withholding information and officiousness? I'm interested in the different perspectives on board.