Whether 'tis nobler in the mind…..you get the idea.
The recent Tiger Woods situation brings up an interesting discussion - how much information is too much and how much is not enough? We clamour for celebrity information like it is the food that fuels us. But aside from that, what information should be disclosed? When is providing too much information more damaging than good?
Every situation is different and it is hard to point the finger at someone without knowing all of the facts. The problem is, the less we know, the more we speculate. Many celebrity athlete blunders have blown over quickly when the truth was told early (see Kobe Bryant's affair and Alex Rodriguez's steroid use). However, we have also seen telling the truth backfire on others (see Pete Rose).
So what should Tiger do? Who knows, but there are tens (if not hundreds) of millions of people waiting to find out…that is a lot of pressure.