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This thread is to discuss whether people feel that something is unethical, not to find out what the law*/T&C says.

Any Halachic questions should be posted here.

*According to CountValentine this includes religion, but unfortunately for him, the general consensus is that religion will always be entwined in this thread.

*Hint* It's most likely not ethical.

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #195 on: March 23, 2012, 10:30:35 AM »
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I think what we brought down and explained already is enough.

R u trying to corner people into a scenario that they don't know the answer to, and then say, I got you!

Come on. The Torah is fair 100%. It was given by G-d. That's what all religions believe, no one argues, do if it was given by G-d its probably true and just. Man's intellectual abilities are not only limited but they can be distorted as well. Sometimes you might not be able to see the truth in every scenario. Take the past explanations and say, hey, that makes sense so other cases probably also do. Its given by G-d so rely on him,  If you rely on G-d that is.

If not then we have a totally different discussion.
No need for futher discussion. Everyone have a good day!
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Is It Ethical?
« Reply #196 on: March 23, 2012, 11:28:25 AM »
No need for futher discussion. Everyone have a good day!

Uh... I dont mean to continue the discussion... But I hope you weren't offended.
My intent was that it's not about every single case and every 'kvetch' or hole you find in the system. It's look at the big picture, does the bible sound fare or not.

Do I make sense? Otherwise I would love to continue and answer questions :)
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #197 on: March 23, 2012, 11:51:32 AM »
Uh... I dont mean to continue the discussion... But I hope you weren't offended.
My intent was that it's not about every single case and every 'kvetch' or hole you find in the system. It's look at the big picture, does the bible sound fare or not.

Do I make sense? Otherwise I would love to continue and answer questions :)
You did not offend me. The perception by many here already is that I am trying to trash Judaism. I appreciate your offer to answer more questions but I think it would only make things worse.
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #198 on: March 26, 2012, 01:43:06 AM »
I called Guitar Center a week ago about mistakenly getting a second GC...spoke with CS at Corp HQ...they thanked me and said they'd be in touch...never heard back...am I clear to just spend both?

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #199 on: March 26, 2012, 10:10:43 AM »
I called Guitar Center a week ago about mistakenly getting a second GC...spoke with CS at Corp HQ...they thanked me and said they'd be in touch...never heard back...am I clear to just spend both?
If you need to ask that question on a public forum you pretty much have your answer. How about just giving one of them to charity?
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #200 on: March 26, 2012, 10:30:33 AM »
I called Guitar Center a week ago about mistakenly getting a second GC...spoke with CS at Corp HQ...they thanked me and said they'd be in touch...never heard back...am I clear to just spend both?

(How much was it for?) I think that if you called them you should give them more time or call them back and not jump the gun.
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #201 on: March 26, 2012, 01:01:13 PM »
How about just giving one of them to charity?
why should he do that. if he shouldnt keep it then the charity shouldnt spend it either bec then they would be stealing. if he can keep it why should he give it to charity, it might be a nice thing to do but but i dont see why i have to give anything i "got" without earning to charity

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #202 on: March 26, 2012, 01:31:13 PM »
why should he do that. if he shouldnt keep it then the charity shouldnt spend it either bec then they would be stealing. if he can keep it why should he give it to charity, it might be a nice thing to do but but i dont see why i have to give anything i "got" without earning to charity
It would seem the OP is not sure if it is ethical to keep it or not. Giving it to charity would seem to kill two birds with one stone. You are relieved of the ethical issue and a worthy cause gets a benefit. Of course this opinion is based on my ethical views.
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #203 on: March 26, 2012, 01:33:34 PM »
Seems more like Robin Hood ethics.
If you find extra money in your bank account can you just give it away to charity instead of trying to resolve it properly?
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #204 on: March 26, 2012, 01:40:05 PM »
Seems more like Robin Hood ethics.
If you find extra money in your bank account can you just give it away to charity instead of trying to resolve it properly?
The OP tried to resolve it.

If I find extra money in my account I would try to resolve it. If I can't resolve it then yes I would have no problem giving it to a charity.
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #205 on: March 26, 2012, 01:51:02 PM »
The OP tried to resolve it.

If I find extra money in my account I would try to resolve it. If I can't resolve it then yes I would have no problem giving it to a charity.
the easiest way to resolve it would be to just throw one out

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #206 on: March 26, 2012, 01:56:10 PM »
the easiest way to resolve it would be to just throw one out
That would be the easiest way to resolve it but not necessarily the correct thing to do.
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #207 on: March 26, 2012, 01:59:16 PM »
That would be the easiest way to resolve it but not necessarily the correct thing to do.
true. but you will definitely not be stealing from the company. at worst you would be wasting money

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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #208 on: March 26, 2012, 02:17:36 PM »
true. but you will definitely not be stealing from the company. at worst you would be wasting money
If anyone thinks this is stealing the only right thing would be to give it back.
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Re: Is It Ethical?
« Reply #209 on: March 26, 2012, 05:58:45 PM »
Yup, you can not pass stolen goods on to a charity...
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