Posts Tagged ‘moral dilemma’

The Most Ethical Gas Station

The Most Ethical Gas Station

Yesterday I was driving home when I noticed that I’d need to fill up the gas tank in my car soon. At the time I was driving by a BP gas station, and I thought about stopping to fill up. But then something occurred to me: Given that I was in no rush to fill […]


The Stoplight Dilemma

The Stoplight Dilemma

Lately most of my brainpower has been occupied by the design of a game I’m working on. As a result, I haven’t had as much to write about on this blog. However, today I happened to be on my rarely-used OkCupid account, and I remembered that the site has a ton of thought-provoking questions on […]


Moral Dilemma #3: The Arby’s Test

Moral Dilemma #3: The Arby's Test

I’ve applied to a fair number of jobs in my day. I haven’t made it out of the slush pile for many of them. But of all those that I’ve made it to the interview stage, I’ve only been rejected by two companies: BP and Arby’s. Yep, Arby’s. And I’m not talking some cushy position […]


Moral Dilemma #2: The Surveillance

Moral Dilemma #2: The Surveillance

Last week I wrote about a moral dilemma I had while working at a movie theater many years ago. Now I’m back with another moral dilemma I had while working at an alarm company one summer during college. I was reminded of this experience by an article I read recently about a study involving surveillance. […]


Moral Dilemma for the Day

Moral Dilemma for the Day

Today’s moral dilemma is brought to you by Carmike Theaters. Carmike Theaters: We’re a Movie Theater. The summer after I graduated from high school, I worked at a movie theater called the Carmike in Midlothian, Virginia. I was really looking forward to working there because (a) I love movies and (b) I love popcorn. Both […]