Collectivist elements spur violations of individual rights, such as taxes, highly progressive income taxation in particular, and other wealth “redistribution” schemes that discourage entrepreneurship, innovation, and wealth creation in general
Most students have not been exposed before to the concept of laissez-faire capitalism and the central role the protection of individual rights play in it.
Profit seeking and capitalism are natural and beneficial and provide the proper moral purpose for business.
What we need is competition in free markets and protection of individual rights.
The values the oil companies provide far outweigh negative consequences of fossil fuel production.
Ask Venezuelans whether they would prefer well-stocked supermarkets to empty shelves and the desperate shortages of food under socialism.
Displaying racial diversity in ads is not a moral duty.
A new semester, and a new class of business ethics, has begun. In my class, we initially discuss concrete examples of ethical dilemmas in business before delving into the main moral codes and the values and principles they comprise, to learn how they provide guidance...
Business is a moral endeavor that makes human life immeasurably better.
While Amazon has every right to choose how to compensate its workers, this minimum wage increase and Bezos’ encouraging the federal government to do the same are wrong.
A business can gain a temporary advantage by appeasing popular views that fly in the face of facts, but…
Ayn Rand argues that we must pursue self-interest—our rational values—because our lives depend on it.
It is the wealth creation by companies that has helped reduce poverty to its lowest levels in history.
Originally founded for the legitimate purpose of improving working conditions and helping negotiate wages, labor unions have substituted that purpose for entrenching the power of their leaders and the entitlements for their senior members.
Those most harmed by the government initiation of force which the supply management represents, are the Canadian consumers.
The Giving Pledge is immoral because it is based on the idea that those who have legitimately created wealth by trading values with others have not earned it and must “give it back.”
Cannabis companies, like alcohol producers, voluntarily trade with others, including their customers who want to consume their products.
The competitive advantage of the company lies in the minds of its employees.
Had the government regulators not approved Bayer’s acquisition of Monsanto, human flourishing would have diminished.
Lying is motivated by the mistaken belief that one can actually gain a value by telling a lie, to deceive others (or oneself).
Instead of enforcing the Constitution and using its authority against the British Columbia government and protesters initiating physical force against Kinder Morgan property and its employees, Trudeau stayed true to what he said prior to the last election: “Governments might grant permits, but only communities can grant permission.”
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