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Temperatism, Volume I by Carrie Foster

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CHAPTER 12

The Place of Organizations in Society

The five separate fingers are five independent units. Close them and the fist multiplies strength. This is organization.

—James Cash Penney

In the last 30 years something has happened where profit has been placed upon the altar at which we worship and become the only purpose that organizations wish to pursue. Doing well for ourselves and pursuing a bettering of our situation does not make us bad people. But the capitalist pursuit of a profit-first agenda becomes bad when it is distorted and the pursuit of wealth is chosen above doing good.

In the UK, privatization during the 1980s transferred the power and role of government to organizations that are now responsible for the provision of essential ...

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