Do Secrets Corrupt and Absolute, Cross My Heart and Hope to Die Secrets Corrupt Absolutely? Aren't better Governments, to a certain degree, based on the Freedom of the Press, the ability of sharing Thoughts and Concerns; Destination The Truth? First the Fear of Getting Sued totally silenced many followed up with this Chelsea Manning Kind of Thing. When I was writing The Boy in the Vest, many times soldiers would swear me to secrecy because of fears over what the military would do to them. Well have a good weekend and keep your mouth shut and your head down, be the lamb, not the lion, because you could be next.