Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby corrine » Sun Dec 23, 2012 10:49 pm

I was, personally, appalled at this decision and am hoping that it will be appealed to the U. S. Supreme Court where a more rational decision may be made.

The very idea that someone's employment could be endangered because the employer was attracted to them, is absurd. This is the employer's problem and if he/she is too immature to keep their thoughts and their deeds separate, then the employer needs serious help. Self control is something that each of us must master in order to become a mature, productive, adult human being. The very idea that one cannot control their lust is just ridiculous and that the employee should pay for this is worse.

I think the employer should not only be unable to fire for this cause but should be punished. To take away someone's ability to earn a living is beyond tragic. This employee did nothing wrong and had worked for many years. Does this mean that this person cannot be around anyone to whom he is attracted without acting on that attraction?

If this were my spouse, I would be very worried because this behavior means my spouse is immature and unfeeling and cannot control himself. What a horrible person to be married to.

All of us have cravings. We do not need to act on these cravings. We need to see them as the negative emotions that they are, put them in their place and go about our business. This failing is entirely the employers. Based on this logic, all attractive people should probably be maimed to avoid their being a temptation to others.

I cannot understand this decision except that it took place in the midwest where all sorts of idiotic, backward ideas are still tolerated. Thankfully, I do not live there.

corrine :shrug:

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Yana » Mon Dec 24, 2012 7:13 am

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:12 am

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Mon Dec 24, 2012 9:29 am

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Cittasanto » Mon Dec 24, 2012 10:34 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:28 pm

Thank you, Cittasanto.

To all...

who (of the 3) can you identy with the easiest?

Why is that so?

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Mon Dec 24, 2012 12:30 pm

identify.
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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Modus.Ponens » Mon Dec 24, 2012 6:08 pm

He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby David N. Snyder » Tue Dec 25, 2012 6:05 am

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:18 am

I don't know you very well, David.

It seems you are happily married. If you are a highly evolved man, surely your compassion expands to all three of them, seeing their weaknesses with understanding and loving kindness, -understanding they are all suffering.
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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:13 am



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Ben » Tue Dec 25, 2012 11:25 am

Well, a bucket on Stallone's head made him much more attractive.
“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:29 pm

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:49 pm

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:53 pm

Oh, sorry, Corrine, I forgot to add why I'd be worried:

I'd have serious doubts if he loves me at all. Or if we are compatible. Of course he could be so immature, that he'd be with someone he doesn't love, just to have someone, rather than noone.

That's perhaps what you meant...or would you like to explain this some further? I'm really curious to hear youtr thoughts on this..
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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Modus.Ponens » Tue Dec 25, 2012 7:23 pm

He turns his mind away from those phenomena, and having done so, inclines his mind to the property of deathlessness: 'This is peace, this is exquisite — the resolution of all fabrications; the relinquishment of all acquisitions; the ending of craving; dispassion; cessation; Unbinding.'
(Jhana Sutta - Thanissaro Bhikkhu translation)

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Re: Employers can fire workers they find too sexy

Postby Annapurna » Tue Dec 25, 2012 10:00 pm

You can stop ridiculing my joke now.
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