[FoRK] Justice Defends Ruling on Finance

James Tauber jtauber at jtauber.com
Thu Feb 4 12:14:19 PST 2010

On Feb 4, 2010, at 3:07 PM, J. Andrew Rogers wrote:

> On Feb 4, 2010, at 11:47 AM, Damien Morton wrote:
>> Corporations are islands of fascism in a democractic system - they
>> certainly aren't democracies, and that's where the problem lies.
> Corporations are no more "fascist" than governments are "democratic". That aside, there is not a generally compelling argument for one tyranny over another.

Also, are people's concerns that corporations give *individuals* evils powers they don't otherwise have or that anthropomorphized corporations can somehow exhibit emergent evil?

And why is either case more likely with corporations as opposed to, say, governments themselves?


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