"I always try to look for the best in people."
That was what he told a friend, when asked about his way of evaluating a person's character.
It was how he was brought up.
But not so long ago, a turn of events made him question his judgment or the lack thereof.
"Is it still worth it to try and look for the best in people?" He asked himself.
Maybe it's time for a change of ways --- Naivety off. Malice on. Suspicion on. Guard on. Walls up.