Religious truth, government truth and corporate truth are names for more sinister things
I expected, as I approached the corporate world, to enter a brisk, logical, nonsense-free zone, almost like the military – or a disciplined, up-to-date military anyway – in its focus on concrete results. How else would companies survive fierce competition? But what I encountered was a culture riven with assumptions unrelated to those that underlie the fact- and logic-based worlds of, say science and journalism – a culture addicted to untested habits, paralyzed by conformity, and shot through with magical thinking.
Lovers tend to be philosophical, achievers are practical.
Very few of the common people realize that the political and legal systems have been corrupted by decades of corporate lobbying.