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... the fact that the central organizing principle of authority in feudalism was a large property owner granting authority of specific kinds over specific portions of their domain to subordinates, or vassals, just as the central organizing principle of authority in corporate capitalism is the senior executives of the corporation granting specific authority to specific managers of distinct divisions and operations.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.
by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Thu Jan 13th, 2011 at 01:35:13 PM EST
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