This is something I care a bit about
There is one problem with your "greedy fuck"-philosophy, a society is built upon the assumption that people contribute to the society, that one has rights and obligations
I argue that people have very basic set of rights: life, liberty, pursuit of happiness/property. Society's only obligation (and therefore, the only obligation of the members of said society) is to help ensure that others have those rights.
Second, I view corporations have the same rights as individuals, I don't differentiate between the corproation and individual. Should a corp. be able to violate a person's right to life? No. Should a person be able to violate a corporation's right to life? No. I am very Rand-ian, I believe that the best society is one that allows its members to freely trade amongst each other. If that means Worker X in Country Y will charge less to work, then Company Z would be wise to go hire Worker X, and, what right do YOU have to stop them? That would be synonymous to Company Z being able to stop you from buying Company Y's product since it was less expensive.
And always the profit motive are put in front of everything else
A corp (just like a person) must make money to stay afloat. You don't seem to besmirtch the individual who says, "I will work harder," or, "I will reduce expenses," in order to make a buck, so that he can get ahead in life, eat, provide shelter for his/her family, etc.
Now, if a corp threatens an individuals rights, then, yes, they should be punished. If a corp has slave labor, that is a violation of the slave's rights. If someone in a third-world nation is willing to work for two cents an hour, though, that's fair game. If my next door neighbor's kid is willing to mow my lawn for $2, what right do you have to step in and say that that vaule is too little, or too much?
A lot of people find my stance on social issues to be cold-hearted/greedy. (I am anti-minimum wage, anti-public education, anti-welfare, etc.) I am hardly such a person, though. I am very caring toward others, I just think that anytime anyone forces someone else to do something when that other person (or corp) was not violating another's rights, is a violation of that person's or corp's rights (if that makes any sense). So, I think it's wrong for the gov't to force me to pay taxes that go into a welfare program. If I want to help those less fortunate (which I do do on my own time, BTW), then I will donate my own time/money for programs I feel are worthwhile.
OK, so that got off on a bit of a tangent from your post, but it is all related. If you don't like Nike building plants overseas where there's cheaper labor, don't buy Nike shoes, encourage your friends not to buy them, etc. But the LAST thing that should happen is our gov't stepping in and making some law or ruling prohibiting Nike from doing various things that do not violate those three rights of others.
Money is in some respects like fire; it is a very excellent servant but a terrible master.
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