tuesday evening…

I’m tired tonite but much better than yesterday evening. I don’t know what hit me, but I was dead dog tired all day yesterday and went to bed at 6:30 pm, slept ’til 4:00 am this morning. I did have good days at work though, both yesterday and today were very productive ! I am right well pleased !

I am reading a book “The Corporation” which is quite interesting albeit also depressing. The ubiquity of evil comes as no surprise, but dwelling on it tends to be depressing. In a nutshell, a corporation is a structure for people to band together and avoid the consequences of their misbehavior. This structure is endowed by the law with the rights of an actual person. The author analyses the corporation using the psychological concept of the Psychopath. A Psychopath is a person who may be very smart and even charming but has the morals of a snake; their only concern is their own welll being. Under the law a CEO is bound to act in the best interests of the corporation and disregard all other interests. CEO’s often compartmentalize their lives and wreak havoc on the environment, outsource operations to third world sweatshops while posing as good Christian family oriented people. They’re not really posing, they actually beleive they are not doing wrong. They say, it is their job.

Sounds to me like a hollow excuse, following orders is not an acceptable excuse for doing evil.