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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: best friends make the best employees?

You are on a committee to award a lucrative contract. A person you believe would be best for the job is also a close friend. Do you abstain from the vote? If this friend is in the best possible position … Continue reading

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I think people misunderstand the term “God-given” right

For one thing, they seem to think there actually is such a thing as a “God-given” right, and for another thing, they tend to apply the concept to things that would never qualify even if there was. Take this story … 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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