Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: morality

  • “How Good is Greed?”

    “How Good is Greed?”

    The movie Wall Street by Oliver Stone has become a landmark film in American popular culture. The central character of the film is Gordon Gekko who gives a speech before the Board of Directors of a major corporation whose now famous statement that” greed is good” is often proudly and widely quoted in the American business lexicon as the mantra of capitalist free enterprise. The…