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← Should employers be blind to private beliefs?

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Institutions have to discriminate when deciding whether to employ someone. I use the word discriminate in this case to mean 'exercise judgement'. If someone employed to teach/research/practice in a scientific field cannot accept the evidence in that or another field then surely they can not be judged to be a good candidate?

I agree with previous posters that most jobs don't require this sort of judgement to be made, but the specific case is one where it must be.

Mon, 24 Jan 2011 23:58:17 UTC | #583742