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Markets, Companies, and Society

Discussion in 'Think Tank' started by capob, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. capob Member

    In a goal oriented society, the presence of large corporations serves as a potential threat to the society. That is, either corporations have goals which are not the same as the society, in which case the corporations tend to contend with society for resources and power, or corporations have the same goals as society. Owing to the fact that the basis for corporations is making money. the goals of corporations and the goals of society tend to diverge. And, under the idea that power should be constrained to things which are driven by the goals of society, the leadership of corporations should be based in government. However, there are certainly potential problems in having government control corporations. Part of these problems are solved by having weak officials who are thoroughly scrutinized. How ever, the other part of the problem is replicating the dynamics of a "free" market.

    The rest of the article is at http://persistencesociety.com/articles/marketsCompaniesSociety . It didn't fit here because of the character restriction.

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