There are some problems with corporations — the idea that they are government created “fictional” entities (as opposed to the application of individual rights to an agreement between a group of individuals who decide to do business as a single entity, i.e. ‘trust’ — in the personal realm of affairs this is what a marriage is). Essentially the problem — like everything else — is the philosophical foundation underlying corporations. Corporations are privately created entities.
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To ensure no despot — whether that despot be a single dictator, an elite political pressure-group, or the befuddled democratic majority of the moment — may usurp the powers of government, and turn its machinery upon its citizens, each and every aspect of government action is codified, and carried out, according to objectively defined laws.
The supreme legal document of a proper society is the constitution — a citizen’s protection not only against private criminals, but public ones also.
In a free society each and every man lives under a rule of law, as opposed to a whim-ridden rule of men.
Such a rule of law has only one purpose: to protect the rights of the smallest minority that has ever existed — the individual.
Such laws form a non-contradictory body of principled legislation, which hold a man innocent until he can be proven guilty according to an objective standard, as opposed to a plethora of regulations which hold a man guilty until he can somehow prove himself innocent, to the gratification of a bureaucrat able to gain a foothold in public office.
In a free society it is the actions of government — and not the actions of citizens — that are regulated.