[FoRK] Justice Defends Ruling on Finance

Damien Morton dmorton at bitfurnace.com
Thu Feb 4 21:05:09 PST 2010


On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 7:07 AM, J. Andrew Rogers <andrew at ceruleansystems.com
> 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.
>

Rubbish. Corporations are top-down power structures. Not saying that there
isnt good that can come out of that, nor that there isnt some bottom-up flow
of power (even the king has to listen to his peons once in a while).
Fundamentally though, corporations  concentrate the (economic? productive?)
power of many people under the control of a few.


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