Re: [OT] Re: Money stifles innovation

Dan Hollis (
Sun, 18 Feb 2001 20:15:11 -0800 (PST)

On Sun, 18 Feb 2001, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 18, 2001 at 05:47:10PM -0800, Dan Hollis wrote:
> > Actually the problem is lack of morals and bad people who are really evil
> > at the core (you wouldnt want them for your neighbor).
> Actually, it's because we've made it illegal to corporations to behave
> ethically when it conflicts with short-term shareholder profits.
> It would be nice if it were so simple as to declare the involved parties as
> evil.

I know both good and bad people at corporations. The bad people were mean
and nasty before they joined the corporation, the corporation became a
vehicle for them to abuse others and directly translated to the
misbehaviour of that corporation. Doing bad things comes naturally to

The good people went out of their way to prevent the corporation from
doing evil things, or left the corporation so they would not be party to
the unethical behaviour.


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