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first day back to work went all right

I have one of the rare library jobs where I’m completely unique and after my unexpected wrist hiatus, some co-workers have discovered they have no idea exactly what all I do there beyond what I was hired to do. But … Continue reading

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Tuesday snark rant – anonymous passive aggressive note leavers can go to hell

Random carelessness was all it was, as happens to everyone at some point. “Sent to wrong location” was all the sticky note needed as a .. well, note. But no, not this note. Not from this random ass person who … Continue reading

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Question of Atheist Scruples – I (don’t) work hard for the money

At least in terms of this question: You work for a large company and take off a week without pay. Due to error, you are paid as usual. Do you return the money? Part of me wants to say that … Continue reading

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Question of Atheist Scruples – even I know stealing is wrong

You find merchandise which you know your teenage daughter stole from the store where she works. She denies it and continues to steal. As a last resort, do you inform her employer? Hells, yes. I’d try and set up a … Continue reading

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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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Religion on a resume? Might want to skip it…

The lack of religion has never been mentioned on mine. The BBC is reporting on employer bias based on religious leanings. “There has been a privatisation of religion,” said Michael Wallace, a sociology professor at the University of Connecticut and … 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: 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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Hard to be both gay and a teacher in Georgia, apparently

Sad, but not entirely surprising: A gay Georgia teacher has been told that his contract will not be renewed after four years of teaching music at a Catholic school. Flint Dollar had received no parent complaints and had a clear … Continue reading

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A Quesion of Atheist Scruples – round 8

(I missed last Tuesday on account of faulty time management. How do people busier than me keep up on their excellent blogs and still get everything accomplished?) Same setup as other weeks. I’ll answer three Scruples questions and leave a … Continue reading

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