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Stefan_Lang6-Nov-18 4:18
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Stefan_Lang6-Nov-18 4:40
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He didn't exactly 'give his word', much less propose to the company. He made a decision, he thought about it, he reconsidered. To me that is a more reasonable and professional approach than sticking to the first decision no matter how wrong it was.

OTOH, going through with a decision that you realize was wrong is definitely unprofessional.

Did he lie when he accepted the offer? No. Lying implies intent. He didn't intend to retract his commitment.

The world would be a better place if everyone in a position to do so would regularly reassess his past decisions and correct them while it's only causing a minimal side effects rather than waiting until it all breaks down.
GOTOs are a bit like wire coat hangers: they tend to breed in the darkness, such that where there once were few, eventually there are many, and the program's architecture collapses beneath them. (Fran Poretto)

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