Letters | Strange pattern of behaviour

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Might be old news, but worth a thought: one gets fired from one’s job, for having one’s fingers in the cookie jar.

These days it’s called “suspension”, with full benefits.

Human nature allows for two scenarios: walk away/step aside and peacefully and seek other job opportunities or become defiant by acting out a variety of intimidating methods, such as scratching the boss’s brand new Cadillac, slashing tyres, spreading malicious rumours, to the more, obnoxious acts of criminality such as killings. But suspending one’s boss in retaliation — on what sane grounds?

Spare a thought for psychologists, still having to analyse this strange human pattern of behaviour. Could it be a future trend?

ANTHONY TIMMS

Cramond

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