One of the most popular fallacies in professional ethics is that bad behavior can be isolated to individuals of poor moral character. In fact, organizational culture is more important than character. In other words, it’s not a bad apple, it’s a bad barrel.

If Johnny Jumped Off A Cliff, I’d Jump Right After Him

was in the third grade that my elementary school teachers introduced me and my classmates to the most asinine, illogical rationale for controlling human behavior I had encountered up to then… or since.

On this particular day, I’d initiated a new scientific experiment exploring the taste of yellow chalk in…