Are Americans a Broken People? Why We've Stopped Fighting Back Against the Forces of Oppression
"We the corporations"
On January 21, 2010, with its ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations are persons, entitled by the U.S. Constitution to buy elections and run our government. Human beings are people; corporations are legal fictions. The Supreme Court is misguided in principle, and wrong on the law. In a democracy, the people rule.
. . . . corporations have no consciences, no beliefs, no feelings, no thoughts, no desires. Corporations help structure and facilitate the activities of human beings, to be sure, and their “personhood” often serves as a useful legal fiction. But they are not themselves members of “We the People” by whom and for whom our Constitution was established.
Why is Enlightened Leadership Important?
The directions established by our past and current leaders do not meet the needs of the many but tend to cater exclusively to elite "inner circles" with secret handshakes, whether in business, politics, institutions, community or religious organizations.
These hierarchal structures are conceptual only, with roots in a distant past. It is time to dismantle these concepts and rebuild from a new foundation that includes and considers all of humanity.
Our foundation need be built with the collective needs of the many placed before those of individual leaders - whether in public, institutional, or private domains.
Enlightened Leaders are those who clearly see both sides of every coin and who recognize the interdependence of their relationships - that one side cannot exist without the other.
Truly Enlightened Leaders see themselves in others, view people as persons rather than as objects, and recognize their role is also that of Servant, in service to all who serve them.
Join the UnityCommunityMovement and add your voice to the call for a new generation of Enlightened Leaders!