Leaders who welcome document preservation and transparency are most likely honest; Thieves, liars and crooks order the destruction of evidence.
Compare this act to the destruction of the 9/11 documents and Cheney’s emails. See White House staff told to preserve Russia-related materials.
Compare this to Mormon Founder Joseph Smith who encouraged his members to keep journals, and hired scribes to record his sermons and to preserve his documents; however, he wasn’t transparent about the coming forth of the Book of Mormon:
“When pressed for specifics about the process of translation, Joseph repeated on several occasions that it had been done ‘by the gift and power of God’ and once added, ‘It was not intended to tell the world all the particulars of the coming forth of the book of Mormon.’ — The Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon