The United States of Corruption

The Institutionalized Failure of Leadership

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Eyes rolling at a monumental scale. Photo by Paul Dufour on Unsplash
  • The Corporation
  • The Church
  • A corporate hierarchy that takes from the poor to give to the rich, creating incentives for the worst of human behaviour, encouraging addictive, self-destructive behaviours to drive profits that benefit a select few.
  • A church that systemically perpetuates physical, emotional and sexual abuse to support cults of personality and leaders who represent everything that they preach against: pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth.

The Medium is the Message

It is said that actions speak louder than words. Marshall McLuhan said, “The medium is the message.”

  • The currencies were printed as a means of purchasing power to avoid criminal liability and prosecution.
  • The sacred texts were canonized by the powerful to empower the spiritual abuse of the powerless by those who held power over them.

America, The Late Great Empire of Planet Earth

America, when were you ever great?

  • The corporation: purchasing power
  • The church: perpetuating abuse

Institutionalizing Injustice

Purchasing Power

Perpetuating Abuse

Amazing disgrace! How great the fall.

The fish rots from the head down.

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Designer, writer, educator, social architect, founder, Builders Collective, Leading with Design. https://stephenbau.com

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