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Date Posted: 17:24:45 08/11/04 Wed
Author: UBFree
Subject: Ethcially/Morally=Yes.......Legally=No
In reply to: PSUDAB 's message, "Lack of respect for privacy...what do you think?" on 23:16:50 08/10/04 Tue

Ethically or morally did they violate your right to privacy: YES...UBF exceles at that sir!

LEGALLY, did they violate your right to privacy? No, according to your story, you publically attempted suicide. Or at least made a scene in public.

I learned fast in UBF that if you wanted to keep something secret, you told NO ONE! Especially missionaries.


>Hi everybody..
>I was just browsing through old articles and such. The
>issue of respect for privacy came to my mind, and as I
>share this little tidbit, I seek an OBJECTIVE opinion
>about whether UBF created a big privacy infringement.
>The deal is this: It started in October or so of 2000,
>when I began to distance myself from UBF. I stopped
>to the group Bible study, the Friday night meetings, I
>stopped all fishing, and only continued to attend SWS.
> I
>was depressed at the time because I had lost my job at
>end of September, and had no promise of another job,
>I was really scared. (I had just recently spend
>of dollars for the Journey Team trips to Germany and
>Russia only two months before)
>Joe S. told me of an opening in his department at PSU,
>he said that the job description was perfect for me.
>the interview came, and it was held by Joe S. and
>David L.,
>who was already working for Joe in this same
>Lo and behold, I got the job. Maybe Joe was hoping
>that I
>would return to my business with UBF, but I didn't.
>It was
>in May of 2001 that I attempted suicide. Joe really
>his patience with me at this point.
>I was let go from the job in mid-May of 2002, because
>big boss wanted to make some structural changes to the
>position, to make it a faculty position, which I was
>suited for.
>It was somewhere like November 2002 when I read the
>Staff Conference reports from either Spring 2002 or
>of 2001. Joe S. wrote in his PSU report that I had
>attempted suicide. I was personally very offended
>that he
>did this. I didn't want the whole world knowing about
>personal traumas. And that was the last time I showed
>face around UBF.
>So my question is, did Joe's report constitute a
>of my privacy? On the one hand, I didn't tell him
>that I
>didn't want him to tell anyone else. On the other
>the situation seems to IMPLY a desire for greater
>The report reads like he gave me the job so that I
>come back to UBF, and it implies that he later took
>my job because I didn't come back.
>Unbiased thoughts?

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