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Shared Value Creation - The Wealth Bondage Way

Noblesse oblige ennobled the lives of the slave-holding class in Rome and Greece, and the serf and peasant holding classes in European culture. Now that corporations are the new nobility, the power behind every throne, what does noblesse oblige look and sound like? A litte high pitched, a bit frothy, full of Harvard business school bs, but still addressing the fundamental question of legitimacy.

On another note, sophistry taken to an extreme is an art form. Wilde's Decay of Lying is a case in point, or his Importance of Being Earnest. So was Erasmus's The Praise of Folly.

I have sworn off satire, as a drug too strong. It makes me crazy. Maybe it cures my own ills but like chemo leaves me weak and nauseous. But were I inclined to commit satire, in the spirit of an earnest business thinker, I do own a blue blazer, a red tie, and have silver hair. My voice is thin and reedy, disconnected from real feeling or intellect. I too could hover about a podium in a hotel ballroom. "My friends, some question today the very legitimacy of Wealth Bondage Worldwide! (The hushed crowd gasps, No!)  We in Wealth Bondage are not charitable givers per se. Nor should we be. No, we the enlightened and well paid few know that the core operations of Wealth Bondage themselves address the fundamental ills of our society. We create good high paying jobs right here in America, as well as offshore. We administer much needed emetics and clysters to those whose bowels simply will not move. We provide servants and French Maids to those who would otherwise have to do their own chores. We provide secrecy and a safe haven to those whose secrets must be kept, and who assets must be sheltered. We provide fantasy fulfillment to those who are hungry; if not food, the vision of food. If not justice, its simulacrum. If not wisdom, brands. If not political liberty, economic freedom from regulation or restraint. To cure what ails the world, my dear friends, do we need less Wealth Bondage? (The hushed crowd of learned MBAs, murmurs, No!).  Or do we need more Wealth Bondage? (More, cries the crowd, More!) Who better than we, my friends, who better than we to save the world! (The crowd of MBAs rises in a standing ovation as the undocumented workers in red jackets clear the half eaten food.)

Cost per lecture? Could I get $70,000+?

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