Re: The International Forum on Globalization - More suitable for Halloween than Valentines...

From: J Corbally (
Date: Wed Feb 07 2001 - 17:22:07 MST

>Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2001 15:35:52 -0800
>From: "Al Billings" <>
>Subject: Re: The International Forum on Globalization - More suitable for
>Halloween than Valentines...
>James wrote:
> > BTW, what makes you think that so many groups interested solely in making
> > profit isn't in the best interest of the long-term survival and quality of
> > life of the human species? Most quality of life is generated by groups
> > looking solely for a profit, and those same groups have certainly improved
> > the odds of the survival of the human species. You must be using a rather
> > arbitrary and exclusionary definition of "better for people". Sounds like
> > a knee-jerk "evil corporation" meme to me.
>Well, gee, James, since you obviously already have all of the answers,
>there's no point in engaging in any sort of dialogue, is there?

Hang on Al, James presented a well written and accurate response here, what
exactly about it has gotten your goat up?

To follow on from James' point, the company I work for has spent a fortune
ensuring there is little/no impact to the local environment, and
recycling/reuse philosophies are very prevalent. They also encourage
active participation by employees in their local communities.


"If you can't take a little bloody nose, maybe you ought to go back home and
crawl under your bed. It's not safe out here. It's wondrous, with treasures
to satiate desires both subtle and gross. But it's not for the timid."
-Q, Star Trek:TNG episode 'Q Who'

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