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."

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Comment by Joe Clementi on January 23, 2012 at 1:07pm

Very nice share!  I'll borrow that as well...

Comment by Craig Lockerd on January 20, 2012 at 8:31pm

I like that,we might just "borrow" that one...

Comment by Joseph A. DiGiore, III on January 19, 2012 at 2:06pm

What if the person conducting the job interview was the dream of your life.

a. would you take the job.

b. would decline the job and ask them out on a date.

c.would you say I'm over qualified and leave.

Comment by Brad Cambridge on January 18, 2012 at 11:02pm

  -I would find out how far away the bus is and trust my friend to find out about the girl of my dreams. If it was meant to be, it would still happen. I would  help the old lady.  (Treat everyone how you would want your grandmother treated.)  

Comment by Allen Hartz on January 17, 2012 at 6:42pm

Nice! :)

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