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Question of Atheist Scruples – you become a man of BUSINESS

Fuck, I love the Muppets’ Christmas Carol. I don’t care what time of year it is, I can watch it over and over. So, this round’s Question of Atheist Scruples: You’ve agreed verbally to a business deal when you get … Continue reading

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The One Minion Search party mystery edition

Yeah, it’s a mystery why “good doughnut mottos” would turn up in my search stats. I think Tim Hortons/Burger King will need one once they’ve finished teaming up. “As an independent brand within the new company, this transaction will enable … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: you’re a VP and are getting interviewed

You are the busy vice-president of a large corporation. A student asks to interview you for a class assignment. Do you make time? Of course I will. I’m going to pretend this is a female student who’s asking how to … Continue reading

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Atheist Scruples: the business agreement

Today’s question: You’ve agreed verbally to a business deal when you get a much better offer. Do you back out of the deal? Memo to self: email the auto dealer we spoke to yesterday and let him know we went … Continue reading

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Christians boycott South Africa’s Woolworths store.

At least, they threatened to do so. Why? Editors of three Afrikaans Christian magazines Lig, Juig, Leef and an English Christian magazine, Joy, were notified of the decision to pull their magazines from the store’s shelves recently. Woolworths spokesman Julian … Continue reading

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Tipping used to be unAmerican

Why do I say that? There’s a film called The Petrified Forest. It’s from 1936 and Bette Davis, Leslie Howard and Humphrey Bogart were in it. There’s a scene in the beginning between four characters – two customers, the service … Continue reading

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The business side of religion

This could have been a “drafty” post but since I saved the link last week, I guess that means I’ve caught up enough not to bother with that header anymore. It’s an article regarding the nature of business and whether … Continue reading

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What matters more at Crystal Cathedral, layoffs or Easter?

The once-prosperous megachurch has had to cut fifty jobs and wants to sell the property they worked on, the Rancho Capistrano retreat. From the L.A. Times: Charles said the church’s revenue sank 27% from roughly $30 million in 2008 to … Continue reading

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Stand up for Jesus

Because he can’t stand up for himself, I suppose, since he’s dead and never coming back to explain anything he may have said that’s been blown out of proportion ever since. But just keep on fighting those stupid battles over … Continue reading

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