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← Should employers be blind to private beliefs?

root2squared's Avatar Jump to comment 132 by root2squared

Hmm...tricky one. I would use the following algorithm:

1) Are the people making the decision more or equally competent/published/respected than the person being considered in the field? If yes, then they can discriminate on the basis of belief. This ensures that an accomplished Newton would not be rejected, but an amateur one who has not yet been proven would (Collateral damage).

2) Are the people making the decision less competent? Then, really they should be slightly embarrassed that a person with the handicap of religion is better than them and should be grateful someone better will be joining them.

Wed, 26 Jan 2011 00:43:37 UTC | #584211