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Old 10-22-2014, 04:31 AM   #1
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The Morality of Dishonesty

A few years ago robbers entered a bank in a small town.

One of them shouted: "Don't move! The money belongs to the bank. Your lives belong to you.Ē

Immediately all the people in the bank laid on the floor quietly and without panic.

This is an example of how the correct wording of a sentence can make everyone change their view of the world.

One woman lay on the floor in a provocative manner.

The robber approached her saying, "Ma'am, this is a robbery not a rape. Please behave accordingly."

This is an example of how to behave professionally, and focus on the goal.

While running from the bank the youngest robber (who had a college degree)said to the oldest robber (who had barely finished elementary school):

"Hey, maybe we should count how much we stole.?"

The older man replied: "Donít be stupid. It's a lot of money so let's wait for the news on TV to find out how much money was taken from the bank."

This is an example of how life experience is more important than a degree.

After the robbery, the manager of the bank said to his accountant:

"Let's call the cops and tell them how much has been stolen."

"WaitĒ, said the Accountant, "before we do that, let's add the 800,000 dollars we took for ourselves a few months ago and just say that it was stolen as part of todayís robbery."

This is an example of taking advantage of an opportunity.

The following day it was reported in the news that the bank was robbed of 3 million dollars.

The robbers counted the money, but they found only 1 million dollars so they started to grumble.

"We risked our lives for 1 million dollars, while the bank's management robbed two million dollars without blinking? Maybe itís better to learn how to work the system, instead of being a simple robber."

This is an example of how knowledge can be more useful than power.


Give a person a gun, and he can rob a bank. Give a person a bank, and he can rob everyone.

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Old 10-22-2014, 10:51 AM   #2
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So what happened to the other 1.2 million?

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So what happened to the other 1.2 million?

Uncle Sam's skim?
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Today's valuable lesson.....Of course if any of the customers were concel and carry, then the robbers might all be dead and the FCC would arrest the accountant and bank manager....
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Old 10-22-2014, 09:17 PM   #5
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No, the family of the robber would sue the good Samaritan for wrongful homicide.😁

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Truer words were never spoken!

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