RE: executive salaries

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From: Mark Day (
Date: Wed Jun 21 2000 - 10:50:18 PDT

> It's not the point at which "people" in general can't tell the difference
> that it's obscene. It's the point at which the "person" in question can
> no longer substantively tell the difference. At this point his earnings
> growth has exceeded his curve for perspective and consumption, and has
> become obscene.

So it's never obscene as long as I have more than enough ways to spend it?
That doesn't seem right.

I bet that people think it's obscene when the perceived value is far lower
than the price, regardless of whether we're talking about the value of a
person, object, or process.


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