Welcome, Guest

Author Topic: The good samaritan  (Read 516 times)

Offline edward

  • Queen Bee
  • ****
  • Posts: 1203
  • Gender: Male
The good samaritan
« on: August 23, 2013, 10:51:25 PM »
Job Interview Question

 You are driving along in your car on a wild, stormy night. You pass by a bus stop, and you see three people waiting for the bus:

 1. An old lady who looks as if she is about to die.
 2. An old friend who once saved your life.
 3. The perfect man (or) woman you have been dreaming about.

 Which one would you choose to offer a ride to, knowing that there could only be one passenger in your car?

 Think before you continue reading. This is a moral/ethical dilemma that was once actually used as part of a job application.

 You could pick up the old lady, because she is going to die, and thus you should save her first;
 or you could take the old friend because he once saved your life, and this would be the perfect chance to pay him back.
However, you may never be able to find your perfect dream lover again.

 The candidate who was hired (out of 200 applicants) had no trouble coming up with his answer.
 He simply answered: "I would give the car keys to my old friend, and let him take the lady to the hospital.
I would stay behind and wait for the bus with the woman of my dreams."

 Never forget to "Think Outside of the Box."

I failed and helped the old lady  :angel: probably because i once was a boy scout  :roll:

mvh Edward  :-P

Offline sawdstmakr

  • Galactic Bee
  • ******
  • Posts: 5268
  • Gender: Male
Re: The good samaritan
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2013, 11:23:24 PM »
Very interesting.
"If you don't read the newspaper you are uninformed.  If you do read the newspaper you are misinformed."--Mark Twain
"The majority of problems are imaginary and the majority of solutions are illusions."--Michael Bush