#CaringCitizens create a #CaringSociety with a #CaringEconomy filled with #EthicalBusinessesw aligned around human rights:
How do freedom loving caring citizens who are also business owners protect and empower us and each other and thus secure one another's freedom? We place human well-being ahead of wealth creation. The US Declaration of Independence offers us a clue in its second very long sentence:
The freedom protecting process of instituting and maintaining a government of the people focused on their "Safety and Happiness" is currently being undermined by corruption. Corruption in business is so prevalent that ending it is the tenth of the Ten Principles of the United Nations' Global Compact. This kind of corruption is called "privateering" and those who practice are either privateers or their accomplices inside governing bodies.
Privateering is a meme identified by Dr. George Lakoff in his book The Political Mind, chapter 7, “Framing Reality: Privateering.” If we’re going to institute government for "Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness," we need to stop privateering and advance ethical business. Dr. Lakoff writes,
Lakoff identifies five components of privateering on page 134: