"Let us be alert. Since Auschwitz, we know what man
is capable of. And since Hiroshima, we know what is at stake." - Victor
"The recent spate of Supreme
Court decisions absolving corporations of
responsibility for their wrongful or
negligent conduct is not "good for business" - unless you believe that all
business owners are scofflaws. Rather, the
decisions should be characterized as bad for consumers and ultimately bad
for justice. Making it impossible for people injured by corporate acts (or
neglect) to be compensated for their damages essentially sends a signal that
companies need not consider the public interest, or indeed the niceties of the
law, in their relentless pursuit
of profit. That is not a pro-business stance; it is an antisocial
stance. Everyone - as a potential victim of corporate cost-cutting,
incompetence or outright malfeasance - is significantly worse off as a result."
- J.G. Berinstein
established for one basic purpose: to make money by converting nature and labor
into profit and more capital. The corporation was invented to limit liability
and maximize profit. Corporate managers are required to maximize profit,
although they often arrange to give
themselves enormous salaries. Politicians do not place
the interests of workers, the community or the
environment ahead of
corporate profit interests." - John
"Here is the most important challenge to political
invention ever offered to the jurist or the statesman. The human association
which in fact produces and distributes wealth, the association of workmen,
managers, technicians and directors is not an association recognized by law.
The association which the law does recognize - the
association of shareholders, creditors and directors - is incapable of
producing and distributing and is not expected to perform these functions. We
have to give law to the real association and withdraw meaningless privilege
from the imaginary one." - Lord Eustace Sutherland Campbell Percy, Baron Percy
"A corporate executive recently confessed to me
that his job consisted of lying to the customer; another that his job consisted
of frightening customers into accepting digital security products that they
really didn't need." -
Eisenstein Psychopaths exhibit traits such
as superficial charm, an exaggerated sense of self-worth, glibness, lying, lack
of remorse and manipulation of others. People that fall into this category
include: serial killers and politicians. Psychopaths are psychologically
capable of acting free of any concern for social, moral or legal consequences
with absolutely no remorse.
"Ironically, these same traits
(psychopathology) exist in men and women who are drawn to high-profile and
powerful positions in society including political officeholders. While many
political leaders will deny the assessment regarding their similarities with
serial killers and other career criminals, it is part of a psychopathic profile
that may be used in assessing the behaviors of many officials and lawmakers at
all levels of government." - Jim Kouri, vice president of the National
Association of Chiefs of Police
self-interest paramount a corporation
acts exactly like a psychopath.
A corporation is
like a human psychopath in that:
Corporations are irresponsible - to satisfy the
corporate goal, everything is 'at risk'.
Corporations are manipulative - they manipulate
everything, including public opinion.
delusions of grandeur -
"we're number one", "we're the best."
Corporations lack empathy and exhibit
antisocial tendencies - no concern for
superficially - their goal
is a public face that is appealing to the public.
Corporations refuse to accept responsibility and are
unable to feel remorse.
designed to exploit nature, small business and people for profit.
cost of negotiated settlements and adjudicated civil suits as well as
fines for illegal activities are just another cost of
doing business. When breaking the law or failing to warn of a potential danger
is likely to cost less than complying with the law or warning potential users
of defects a corporation is required, by law, to do what is best for its
shareholders whether it is breaking the law or failing to warn of; lead in
toys, pharmaceutical side effects,
endocrine disruption by industrial
chemicals, the harmful effects of chemically engineered tobacco, thyroid
disruption by fire retardants, etcetera ... In most cases the fines and the civil penalties and settlements paid by
the corporation are trivial compared to the profits generated.
People are notorious for their ability to
use charm as a mask to hide
their dangerously self-obsessed personalities . For corporations social
responsibile acts are simply public relations ploys. Corporations can present
themselves as compassionate socially responsible citizens when, in fact, they
lack the ability to care about anything as compassion
requires an empathtic emotional response which is impossible for a legal
"Can we really expect
our elected representatives to
control the same corporations whose campaign contributions got them elected?
Until the Supreme Court overturns corporate personhood,
our elected representatives
will be voting for the good of corporations, not for the good of people." -
"Business enterprise is a creature of a society,
and society can put any business out of existence overnight. Enterprise exists
on sufferance and exists only as long as society believes that it does a
necessary, useful, and productive job." - Peter F. Drucker
"Like everything else the bottom line is all that
matters now, whether it is in healthcare, journalism, sports or anything else.
I do remember the time when corporations at least tried to give the appearance
of being socially responsible. It seems we have lost that." - Bob
"When the balance sheet of a corporation does not
capture the true The logic of
externalization applies to any and all acting parties.
costs and risks of its business activities you end up with
their gains and socializing their losses." - Nandan
Profits accrue to those
who most successfully externalize their costs.
A corporation looking
to extract resources must first con-vince land guardians that the vital
resource management that the corporation aims to provide will create a enhanced
cost-benefit ratio that the land guardians could not enjoy without corporate
intervention. Corporate owners know that the eternal formula for business
success is to make someone else pay as much of the costs as possible to
Do the printers of unwanted junk mail have to pay the
costs of disposing it in landfills?
Do the makers of
pesticides have to pay the
costs of cleaning the groundwater they contaminate?
Do the frackers have
to pay the costs of cleaning the aquifers they contaminate?
makers and users of nitrogen fertilizer have to pay the costs of
Would plastic junk be so cheap if they incorporated the
medical costs of toxic petroleum
"A corporation tends to be more profitable to the extent
it can make other people pay the bills for its impact on society. The
corporation is an externalizing machine, in the same way that a shark is
a killing machine. There isn't any question of malevolence or of will; the
corporation has within it, and the shark has within it, those characteristics
that enable it to do that for which it was designed. As a result the
corporation is potentially very, very damaging to society." - Robert
The Center for Responsive Politics
found that lawmakers have as much as $196 million invested in
corporations doing business
with the Department of Defense. Many corporations are not recognized as
defense contractors and yet a substantial amount of their business comes from
supplying the military. Pepsico was paid $286 million; IBM was paid $291
million; Tyson was paid $335 million; Goodrich was paid $344 million;
Gamble was paid $362 million; Kraft was paid $500 million; Dell was paid
$636 million; FedEx was paid $1.3 billion and Exxon was paid $1.2 billion. Also
on the Pentagon's payroll was Disney, Apple, Oakley, Nestle,
Heinz and Hershey.
"In the early 1990s, some three quarters of the
federal government's research money was consumed by the
Pentagon. Half of
America's scientists and engineers were employed by military-related companies.
The needs of the Pentagon
skew entire industries. They cause communities to arise out of nowhere, and as
suddenly to collapse. Economists argue endlessly, and inconclusively, about the
impact of military spending on the American economy as a whole. The effect of
military spending on government budgets is plain enough: investments of one
kind diminish investments of another." - Cullen Murphy
whether we like it or not, whether we care or not, we're all participating .
When we buy Crest toothpaste, Oscar Mayer hotdogs or a Playstation the fact is
we are supporting an increasingly
militarized civilian economy." - Nick Turse
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