Actually I trust no one outside of my family. All others have to earn my trust as I would expect the same requirements from them. I do have a lot of close acquaintances though. The men I trusted with my life are either scattered around the country or gone.
"There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter." - Hemingway
The greatest ignorance is to reject something you know nothing about.