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Profitable Action without Accountability is bad human economic policy. I stick "human" in there to avoid a lot of "rational decision maker" paleoeconomic crap from being presented to me, as I am losing patience with it.

Humans joined together in an enterprise lose their social morality in proportion to the size of the enterprise. Nice dads riot at soccer games.

Somewhere at the BP offices will be found, or offered up as sacrifice, the person who dismissed the Schlumberger crew before the cementing was assessed.

And the mud crew boss who dismissed the rubber pieces of the annular seal when they were presented as evidence of trouble.

BP corporate culture is being microscopically examined, but it will not change, but merely resiliently return to corporate ideals, which are to maximize profit to shareholders and bonuses to executives.

Profit cannot override social responsibility, and citizens assume the government assures this. The rage comes when that assumption is revealed false.

Obama is the child at the dike, running out of fingers.

Align culture with our nature. Ot else!

by ormondotvos (ormond.otvosnospamgmialcon) on Mon May 24th, 2010 at 06:43:52 PM EST

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