Memo from Martin P Burns of PricewaterhouseCoopers -------------------- Start of message text -------------------- Judah wrote: >Economically I basically believe in free >markets but I don't think that poor people are bad/dumb and I don't >think that corporations run by assholes should be allowed to do whatever >they want. Similar, but with the tweak of "of course, corporations should do their utmost to return profit to their shareholders within the law. It is governments's role to set laws such that those corporate activities are not damaging to society" Example - it was entirely right for the companies building and running the Skye Bridge to try to screw every penny they could out of it. It was entirely wrong for the Scottish Office to let them. http://www.guardian.co.uk/Print/0,3858,4246147,00.html Oh, scores: Economic Left/Right: -3.00 Authoritarian/Libertarian: -4.21 Interesting to see that the LibDems are the only UK-wide major party to offer an alternative to the current government. >Really, my economic and social philosophies boil down to a single truth: >Don't be an asshole. I like that. Cheers Martin --------------------- End of message text -------------------- This e-mail is sent by the above named in their individual, non-business capacity and is not on behalf of PricewaterhouseCoopers. PricewaterhouseCoopers may monitor outgoing and incoming e-mails and other telecommunications on its e-mail and telecommunications systems. _________________________________________________________________ The information transmitted is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the sender and delete the material from any computer.