Ten Commandments for Corporations

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1. Honor and serve the Lord thy God. Thou shalt not exclude faith and morality from the marketplace.

2. Thou shalt not lie, not even in an advertisement.

3. Thou shalt not steal or commit fraud or extortion, or covet thy neighbors' businesses, properties, or livelihoods.

4. Thou shalt not commit murder or genocide or the extinction of species.

5. Thou shalt not pollute God's creation. Clean up thy mess, pick up thy trash and do not throw it on other people's property or into the commons. Thou shalt be a proper, just, and moral steward of thy resources and the commons.

6. Thou shalt pay thy employees a living wage, treat them fairly, and make generous contributions to the community which supports you and gives you the structures within which your organization has its existence and prosperity. Do not let your hand be open when it is time to receive, but clenched when it is time to give.

7. Thou shalt not exploit or oppress the poor, or corrupt the government by thy special pleadings and wealth so that it steals from the common good to advance the interests of your stockholders.

8. Thou shalt be responsible for all of thy actions and the consequences thereof.

9. Thou shalt not advance thy corporation's interests by the advocacy or the practice of the seven deadly sins of pride, lust, gluttony, envy, covetousness, anger, and sloth.

10. Thou shalt be just in all of thy corporation actions.

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