The US Supreme Court is the final arbiter of the US Constitution as it stands at any given time.
As social and political personhood is reserved for the natural human entity to be exercised during his/her brief, spiritual, variable capacity lifetime, with 'artificial collectives' (secular or otherwise) playing a supportive role, the above inventive 5-4 judicial ruling leads to alienation of human beings; a setback for current human existence and its potential.
Was personhood meant for human creations such as 'corporations' that are designed in haste and have evolved over a few centuries to have continual rejuvenation and the provision for perpetual existence?
The ruling dilutes the comprehensive political assignment granted with protections to the person by the US Constitution to formulate and guide the future of local human society (in the global village), as it enables competition and incursion by 'non-human' corporations over human futures.
And since money is required for practical politics of which a person could have but little while corporations have much at any given time, the ruling corrupts the political process through identity theft.
Individuals serve in the defense forces to protect their nation and Constitution, while corporations take a pass and 'in-source' the benefits reaped.
The ruling could be rectified through legislation by Congress; but such rectification would be subject to counter legislation by other Congresses, and probable repetitions of the cycle.
To ensure greater stability, a Constitutional Amendment is necessary and the process would take several years.
Emergence of the opportunity for the amendment in question, opens a Pandora's box for money power: after hearings, the amendments would be formulated and debated in Congress and massaged pro and con, loud and calm, by the media.
As there is 'that of God in each human being' and it is outside the reach of human designers to endow corporations with such content, it is necessary to have a 'principled non-violent' vigil on the contextual truth: that status of Human Identity (personhood as above), may not be tampered with by any institution; it is to be safeguarded as a standard for the foreseeable future in the US Constitution.
In admitting corporations to personhood the State exercises a power it does not have; that no human being has.
1. Confronted with the practice of violence in society by "threat power"*, (political power), human Conscientious Objection, CO, is essential when we wage war.
Vigilant human CO is also essential when we are confronted with encroachments during times of relative peace in society, to safeguard the participation of the people in "integrative power"*, (social power).
Due to the ineffective utilization of peacetime CO through history, 5% of the global population now own 80% of global resources denying the 'birth freedoms' and 'earth rights' of other human beings.
The global elite 5% have introduced and sustained 'private banking,' leading to the formation of corporations and the military-industrial complex, requiring a segment of society to exercise 'exclusion morality' ('for me but not for you'), and artificial separations, that are maintained through 'law and order' and State violence, when considered necessary.
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