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55. Corruption is promoted by a Wall of Silence
-- March 10 2013 --
Corruption is promoted by a Wall of Silence
Bradley Manning (Wikileaks) deserves a medal because he broke through
the Wall of Silence that protects and promotes corruption.
There is a wall of silence in the mafia.
You do not talk about how money is obtained, omerta rules.
first rule is to keep silent about what your colleagues and bosses do.
In public service you have to swear an oath that you should not disclose
information that is classified as secret, even when laws are broken. The
Wall of Silence is one of the causes of corruption. Money stands central
and you do not get more by disclosing how the law is broken in your
When money remains the pivotal point in all decisions corruption never
will be solved.
Only independent control and even punishing of faulty selfish leaders by
common citizens restricts the influence of corruption on our society. To
really wipe out corruption, we must change the fundamentals on which our
society is built. Money as the central factor should be replaced by the
idea that all people have the same status. Otherwise the 99% continue to
pay the bill in the form of higher prices and higher taxes.
When money rules, everybody is in a certain way corrupt mostly by being
silent about the abuses of the higher-up.
We should judge all decisions by considering if all people have the same
status, not if they have more money.
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