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Re: good vs evil

From: Snuffelluffogus
Subject: Re: good vs evil
Date: 9 May 2004 14:15:01 -0700

Russ Allbery <> wrote in message 
> David Kastrup <> writes:
> > (Snuffelluffogus) writes:
> >> Wrong. A corporation can commit murder and never even go to jail for it.
> > How does a corporation commit murder?  Care for an example?
> A corporation commits murder the same way that a government commits
> murder.  Sure, it's in the end done by an individual, but it's useful to
> talk about in the abstract as being done by a corporation.
> And the point is, I think, that not only does the corporation not go to
> jail, neither do any individuals, and nothing changes the corporate
> policy.  There are a whole bunch of ways that corporations do this.  Two
> examples would be environmental poisoning and support of third-world
> dictatorships where their sweatshops are located.

Exactly. Wait, did I hear a libertarian say all that?

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