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Due to a series of Supreme Court rulings, corporations are considered "persons" in the US, and have all the rights and privileges of human beings. Using these rights, corporations have essentially bought the electoral apparatus and the politicians, and now control the US government.

This process has been gradual over the past 150 years, since the end of the Civil War. (For more specific history, go to www.duhc.org) It has reached full flowering under the Bush administration, which clearly serves corporate rather than human interests. The environment is degraded, wars are fought, policies are established, which enrich corporations that have supported and are supported by Bush and Cheney.

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The most egregious example: Cheney's stock options in Halliburton have increased 33 fold- that is, are worth 33 TIMES as much as the year before- due to Iraq war profiteering. The US people have only suffered from this war. Whatever happens with Iraq oil, Cheney has personally profited, as have the owners of the Carlyle group, which includes the Bush family, and so have other key corporations and their associated politicians.

Corporations are NOT persons. They do not have souls, they do not have progeny, they do not love, they have no morality and no sense of the greater social good. They are mandated, by law, to achieve only one goal, which is to maximize profits for their shareholders. In other words, they worship money. Their control of the US government, the world's only superpower, means that worship of money is running the planet. No wonder essential human needs, such as controlling global warming, getting rid of nuclear weapons, allocating resources fairly, switching to sustainable energy, and all the other urgent needs of humans are being ignored!

In order to curb the power of corporations, and place human values first on the world's agenda, worship of money must be replaced by worship of spiritual values, in a word, God. The God of the Bible, Qu'ran, gitas, and other sacred writings stands for love and compassion, peace, justice and equity. There is one God for all humanity, approached in different ways through different traditions (see The Way of Holiness by Robert Mendelson http://www.armageddon-of-the-ego.com/wayofholinesspart1.pdf)

Psalm 96: 10 Say among the nations: The LORD is king,
He governs the peoples with equity.

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Worship of God in the US has been perverted by the "Christian" right, to mean worship of the false prophets and the politicians who support the corporate beast. As a result, many good people who do their best to live out godly values are refusing to worship God. If they would open their hearts and minds to the necessity of acknowledging God, He/She would empower us to reclaim our personhood, overthrow the reign of corporations, and restore justice and equity to the planet.

In the name of the Prince of Peace.

Carol Wolman
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Carol S. Wolman, MD is a psychiatrist in Northern California. A lifelong peace activist, she is helping to distribute a Peace Plan for the Holy Land- email her for a copy. She also a film producer with Paradise Cove Productions.


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