[Diggers350] Hocus pocus corporations
tony at cultureshop.org.uk
Mon May 30 00:20:38 BST 2011
In the mid-1800s, corporations began to be
recognized as individuals by U.S. courts,
granting them unprecedented rights. The
Corporation, a documentary by filmmakers Mark
Achbar and Jennifer Abbott and author Joel Bakan, delves into that legal...
part 1 only
At 18:04 29/05/2011, you wrote:
> .HOCUS`POCUS SERIOUSLY
>Incorporation from which society suffers
>agonies to-day, is a kind of bastard Christianity .
>Hoc est corpus meum this is my body puts
>in-corp-oration at the centre of Christian
>doctrine - the teaching that the church is the body of Christ.
>Christ is the head of the body and all are
>invited to be incorporated a second time- now
>spiritually, each becoming the arms and legs or
>contribute their talents for the greater good
>with membership and benefits open to all .
>Incorporation is no mere religious phenomena-
>that would be to underestimate it,- but has
>jumped off the pages of the letter to
>the Corinthian church to become the first
>multinational, with HQ in Rome, with branches in
>every parish in every country., and like it or
>lump it, with all its faults a 2,000 year old
>success. What we know of as corporations are
>Christian corporations degenerate, JC replaced
>by CEOs and cupiditas replacing caritas
>greed replacing love for humanity. This
>suggests that a new clause urgently needs to be
>inserted as the first article of association of
>each registered company, The first aim of
>this association is to serve the best interests
>of all people , not to harm them. - something
>like the SPQR motto of the
>ancient Romans- Senatus et Populus Quirinale
>Roma for (the good of) the people and
>district of Rome. Commercial corporations are
>now just the husk of the first great corporate
>institution which brought forth the civilization
>of western Europe - with the ethics knocked out
>of it. It almost makes you want to be religious.
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