[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?

James


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