Ethics question on a job application

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  1. Huh?
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    You are driving down the road in your car on a wild, stormy night,

    when you pass by a bus stop and you see three people waiting for the

    bus:


    1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.

    2. An old friend who once saved your life.

    3. The perfect partner you have been dreaming about.


    Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing that there

    could only be one passenger in your car? Think before you continue

    reading.



    This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part

    of a job application. You could pick up the old lady, because she is

    going to die, and thus you should save her first. Or you could take

    the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be

    the perfect chance to pay him back. However, you may never be able

    to find your perfect mate again.

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    What would you do?
     
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    I'd pick up the old lady and take her to wherever she needed to go. I'd give my phone number and email to the other two before I left though.
     
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    This is easy.

    Obama's Death Camp Czar Ezekiel Emanuel tells us that the old lady already has used plenty of her "life years" and since space in the car is a geniune scarcity it's Adios, Vieja!

    The friend once saved your life, so, OK so as we're driving, I'd tell my perfect mate to make sure we send him a Christmas Card this year from both of us.

    My work here is done
     
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    I'd be one of those at the bus stop ... and wouldn't accept a ride from a stranger, nor most of the people I know. ;)
     
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    There were 200 applicants...one guy got the job based on his answer and it was nothing like anything offered so far.
     
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    None of them. Easy.
     
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    As zoom said, there is no dilemma...you take the old woman and you leave your contact info and get their contact info while loading the old woman in to the car...

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    that would be my answer, wrong for employment or not.

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    or call 911 for the old woman? :D

    then screw the friend and take the true love? :lol:
     
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    Yeah, I'm sure I'll be missed in Santa's Workshop because of my answer. I hear the Keebler Elves are hiring
     
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    Give your car to the person that saved your life, have him or her take the old lady to the hospital and ride the bus with your perfect mate.
     
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    You're hired.
     

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