On the Flipside (morals in companies)

On the flipside I’m sorry! I didn’t mean to make such a depressing post! It wasn’t meant to be depressing, just stating the way things are. Despite that, I have had a few people tell me it was sad, so this is my attempt to cheer the situation up. YES…the very nature of companies being…

Does your work require you to compromise your morals?

In an episode of ‘Community’ (season 2) I watched yesterday, the main character Jeff goes to a party hosted by his old law firm. His friends from Community College crash the party to find him. Within a short time the friends have got themselves in morally ambiguous situations ie. Shirley wants to sue someone for…

What’s the point anyway? (this gets a bit deep!)

All through life I’ve worked hard because teachers and society promised me a fabulous future if I did. Now I’m here, in this fabulous future (and yes, it is fabulous!) I’ve achieved what they wanted me to achieve. But what has happened to my purpose? Previously, my purpose was to get to this point. Now…

I am neeeeded

Imagine what it would feel like to have people begging you to stay in your current job for an hour. Ironically, in my job they have only given me a short term contract. They can fire me at any moment and I know that they are already considering the date that they can get rid…

Maus

Last night I read the entire book of MAUS by Art Speiegelman. It’s a comic book relating the life of the author’s father through the holocaust. There’s been lots of reviews talking about the fact that it is a comic book, and the fact that animals were used to portray people. To me though there…