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whistle :: e

I fear to blow the whistle for then I would be a whistleblower, and apparently it is my position to be merely disemployed; I am not qualified to say he is wrong, but I do say our ethics do not mesh.

    TAGS:  ethics, whistleblowing

‘I must never speak of this.’

    TAGS:  ethics, secrets, guilt

Best Laid :: Jo

The plan involved 2 ordinary garden rakes, a box of nails, two dozen chickens and a mattress; “Boffo!” declared Ma.

    TAGS:  bad ideas, ethics, murky ethics

Rufus and my friend Schuster both agreed it was ethically responsible of the world to fight for a Middle Eastern woman’s right to wear a short skirt, and when I tried to point out that I thought their discussion had jumped the tracks somewhere, and seemed to just be about sex, again, Schuster’s rebuttal was that all men’s discussions were “technically” about sex in some shape or form, a point which Rufus wholeheartedly agreed with.

    TAGS:  sex, Rufus & Schuster, Schuster, Rufus, ethics

“As little as possible” is how Carrie responded when Frank explained his paper had to prove that he had a consistent approach to ethical problems and then asked how she addressed her ethical issues; her eyes, however, lingered on his graceful gold and diamond wedding band.

    TAGS:  ethics, Carrie, Frank, warning signs

Rufus thinks that maybe he should be more careful about downloading music, but my friend Schuster told him not to worry because eventually everyone would realize that music was just like sex, and that paying for it was fine as long as you didn’t make it a habit.

    TAGS:  music, sex, Rufus & Schuster, ethics, pop-ethics

When you find yourself in the restroom next to someone who is clearly having a telephone job interview while they are sitting on the toilet do you a) leave quietly without flushing to show them every possible courtesy or b) flush loudly and slam the stall door so the employer doesn't hire this idiot?

    TAGS:  ethics, etiquette, cell phone


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