The latest trend in the corporate work environment seems to be pandering to religion. The Chaplain's not happy about this. In fact, she's downright frosty. Isn't there a better way to foster a nurturing work environment than inserting religion? (00:00)
OG wonders what the ramifications of this new found attraction to workplace religion will have with "family values" being pushed by the usual suspects. Is this just another insidious, back door attempt to discriminate? Will religion ironically destroy diversity in the workplace, in the guise of promoting it? (16:56)
Dear Chappy has a brilliant answer for another unsuspecting casualty in the War on Christmas. Also, poll results of the latest poll, and a little science to astound and amaze you. (32:54)
Opening Music [00:00]: excerpt from "Another Goddamned Draft"
Bridge Music [16:19]: excerpt from "Interlude" by Encephalophone
Bridge and Closing Music [32:35] excerpt from "Arkansas Traveler"
Closing Music [55:38] excerpt from "As Jazzy as I Get"
(All music: copyright 2008 by Rachel Murie except as noted)
This Week's Goddamned Links
Religion at Work at SHRM
The War on Christmas
Awesomely horrible at Pharyngula