Posts Tagged ‘business ethics and sales’
The Donkey and the Gem
The following post is an example of the ethical principle of blog “The Letter of the Law vs. The Spirit of the Law.“ A sage bought a donkey from a merchant. One student of the sage, upon inspecting the donkey, found a precious stone under the saddle. The student said, “My teacher, you are now…Read More
Seller Beware vs. Buyer Beware
Caveat emptor, better known to us in English as “let the buyer beware.” It’s an age-old consumer truism, which states that it is the buyer’s responsibility to perform due diligence on whatever purchase they are considering. From an ethical standpoint, the modern and biblical sages take issue with this concept. Good business practices maintain that…Read More
Who or What is the Ethics Giver?
In sum, my desire and goal as “the Ethics Giver” is to transmit my ethical knowledge and make the world a better place. It is an odd sounding name “the Ethics Giver.” Why not The Ethical Giver, The Ethical Teacher or even The Ethicist? A person could teach ethics but give ethics? It is probably…Read More