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Duty to Disclose and Social Compassion

Duty to Disclose - (Questions fully answered and one Business Application per topic)

1. Right to Know - Luke 12:1-3 - "Why must this information be disclosed? Who has a right to know it?"
2. Golden Rule - 1 Samuel 19:1-3 - "How does Jonathan live by the golden Rule in disclosing this information to David?"
3. Causes Significant Harm - 1 Samuel 16:1-3 - "Does Samuel have a duty to disclose this information to Saul? If not, why?
4. Human Dignity - Isaiah 58:3 - "Why doesn't God hear the prayers of these managers?"

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Duty to Disclose - (Questions fully answered and one Business Application per topic)
1. Right to Know - Luke 12:1-3 - "Why must this information be disclosed? Who has a right to know it?"
This is an intriguing question, primarily due to the context. At the beginning of the passage, we're told this is a warning about people meaning the disciples (and obviously Jesus) some harm. "This information" could be the warning about the Pharisees, then, and in such a case it ought to be disclosed because the disciples are the ones who will be directly affected by them, and if they listen then no one else will be affected, per se. Therefore, they have a right to know it. However, if "this information" means the information that the Pharisees are seeking to disclose, then the people who have a right to know it are not the ones who so cleverly try to disclose it, but rather the ones who hear it from the disciples directly beforehand. Business applications might include the idea that those who are employed by you should be told anything that directly affects them, as well as the idea that employees should expect everything they do while on the job to being representative of ...

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Principles important for business as regards faithful Christianity are discussed in brief, according to relevant texts.

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