[The above is an abbreviated, postproduction text of the program released for broadcast the week of July 24–30 in the radio series, "The Bible Speaks to You." Heard internationally over more than 1,000 stations, the weekly programs are prepared and produced by the Christian Science Committee on Publication, Christian Science Center, Boston, Massachusetts, U. S. A. 02115.]

RADIO PROGRAM NO. 434 - What Is Our Duty on the Job?

[The participants are Michael Thorneloe and Scott Campbell.]

Campbell: The old phrase "carry on" isn't very inspiring to young people in business today. Many of them are very concerned about people as human beings, often when they see things happening at work that belittle or degrade individuals. And when they see people treated unjustly in some way, they're inclined to want to resign. This is what many young people are doing today.

I had a job one summer selling door to door. Although the product was good, many of the people we had to sell to either didn't have a need for it or couldn't afford it. The approach to the customer was to make him think he was getting something for nearly nothing, while in fact he ended up paying a large sum of money.

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