Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Quote of the Day

by Tom Bozzo

The corporation is an externalizing machine, in the same way that a shark is a killing machine. There isn't any question of malevolence or of will. The enterprise has within it, and the shark has within it, those characteristics that enable it to do that for which it was designed.
–Robert Monks, in The Corporation
Oh, my lord. I could laugh, but I might cry.
Well, the post-film discussion in my household was something like, "What on earth do we do about this?"

After watching the film, retiring to a primitive hut in the middle of nowhere wouldn't seem all that bad, if only we could take electricity, telecommunications, and modern medical care with us...
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