Transparency is a value that people of all worldviews tend to recognize as lacking in our current society. This applies to all manner of life from personal relationships up to the most significant geopolitical decisions being made behind closed doors even as I write. We will begin our discussion by coming to a working definition of transparency and identifying areas where we would prefer more or less of it. Is there such a thing as too much transparency? By the end of the month thousands of additional documents pertaining to the JFK assassination are scheduled to be released unless President Trump seals them again. What might the full measure of transparency entail in this situation?