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Bride Leaves Husband at Altar
Comment: Kind of silly, but the message is nevertheless pertinent and potent.
“Some corporations have now grown gigantic, actually becoming global forces with more power and resources than some countries… they float above the world’s constraints… They are alien to the notion of democratic responsiveness, internal or external. In the universe of corporations everything focuses on the acquisition of resources, labor, and markets. These are the sources of power. Inside corporations Equality hides her face… In democratic America most corporations are iridescent examples of autocracy, thriving on soil where the Constitution guarantees everybody’s freedom and equality.”
“First, we are all educated to look elsewhere, for instance to unchecked government, as the primary threat to freedom. Second corporations make and sell our creature comforts, so we can’t tamper with them without threatening our prosperity. Third, we feel powerless. The concentration of corporate power is inverse to people’s feelings of personal power. Fourth, we see no alternative.”
For in a world where anything or anyone can be owned, manipulated, and exploited for profit, everything and everyone will eventually be.