An Institutional Crisis
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An Institutional Crisis

"Greed, for lack of a better word, is good. Greed is right, greed works.
Greed clarifies, cuts through, and captures the essence of the evolutionary spirit.
Greed, in all of its forms; greed for life, for money, for love, knowledge has marked the upward surge of mankind."

("Gordon Gekko" in the movie Wall Street (1987),
screenplay by Stanley Weiser and Oliver Stone)

Ethical decay is no longer a personal struggle - it's an institutionalized epidemic.

Financial accountability in business.

Conflicts of interest in government.

Political bias in journalism.

Ideological bias in education.

Performance-enhancing drugs in sports.

Life-threatening drugs in entertainment.

Sex scandals in the church.

Cultural agendas in the court.

Organizational cultures throughout the Western landscape are shifting in the sands of situational ethics and moral relativism. Leadership has failed to set a solid foundation. Organizations will continue to sink as a result.

"We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other."
(John Adams, 2nd U.S. President)

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"Good and evil both
increase at compound
That is why the little
decisions you and I make
every day are of such
infinite importance."
– C.S. Lewis